SHEPWAY CROSS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1251489
Date first listed:
11-Oct-1990
Statutory Address:
SHEPWAY CROSS, ALDINGTON ROAD, LYMPNE, CT21 4PN

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Location

Statutory Address:
SHEPWAY CROSS, ALDINGTON ROAD, LYMPNE, CT21 4PN

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

County:
Kent
District:
Shepway (District Authority)
Parish:
Lympne
National Grid Reference:
TR 12539 34993

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 01/11/2017

TR 13 SW 6/131

LYMPNE ALDINGTON ROAD SHEPWAY CROSS

(Formerly listed as SHEPWAY CROSS, HYTHE)

II

The asset was previously listed twice, also under the parish of Lympne as List entry 1239963. This entry was removed from the List on 06/03/2015.

War Memorial. Erected in 1923, dedicated to the bravery of the men of the Cinque Ports. Perpendicular style. Ashlar Cross set on four step octagonal base. Octagonal tapering shaft surmounted by crucifix with Christ flanked by the Virgin Mary and Apostle John on one side and Virgin and Child on the other. Chamfered octagonal base with four shields of towns of the Cinque Ports. The monument is surrounded by a low stone rubble wall with angled corners. Foundation stone laid by William 7th Earl Beauchamp and Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports and Admiral in 1923. The cross was a gift from the Earl Beauchamp on land donated by the owner of Lympne Castle.

Listing NGR: TR1253934993

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 24 July 2017.

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
175192
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 30/11/2016 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/125616
War Memorials Register, accessed 24 July 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/72542

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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