TWO HEADSTONES, WITH BARREL CHESTS AND CHEST TOMB ABOUT 25 METRES EAST OF CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1115581

Date first listed: 22-Jun-1989

Statutory Address: TWO HEADSTONES, WITH BARREL CHESTS AND CHEST TOMB ABOUT 25 METRES EAST OF CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: TWO HEADSTONES, WITH BARREL CHESTS AND CHEST TOMB ABOUT 25 METRES EAST OF CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells (District Authority)

Parish: Goudhurst

National Grid Reference: TQ 72433 37828

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Details

GOUDHURST CHURCH ROAD TQ 7237-7337 (south side) 15/125 Two headstones, with barrel chests and chest tomb about 25 metres east of Church of St Mary GV II Headstone to Stephen and Mary Groombridge, d.1785, and their daughter Mary, d.1790. Stone. About 4 feet high, with beaded edging and palm-fronds to head, and with large, moulded oval panel bearing inscription in good quality script. Headstone with 2 attached barrel chest tombs on moulded base, the stone about 4 feet high, to Thomas (d.1797) and Mary Groombridge (d.1795) and 6 dead children buried at Westminster. Triple headed stone with garland hanging from ribbon-bow, from which is also suspended an oval inscription plaque, the 6 children recorded on draped cloth below. Chest tomb. Early C18, with ogee moulded base and reverse ogee moulded top slab. Illegible inscription on side panels and end panel with crude incised death's head with motto 'memento mori' and scrolled surrounds.

Listing NGR: TQ7243337828

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Legacy System: LBS

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