Darnley chest tomb, Church of St Lawrence, Bidborough, Kent

Darnley chest tomb, Church of St Lawrence, Bidborough, Kent
Photograph taken 03 May 2002 © Mrs Jane Comeau LRPS. Source Historic England Archive ref: 430578

An elegant tomb or sarcophagus raised on stone blocks and decorated with scrolls. The main inscription commemorates Mary, Countess of Darnley, who died in 1803. She lived at a house called Great Bounds in Bidborough parish from 1790 until her death. She paid for a west gallery in the church "for the use of the children of the Sunday School".

Location

Kent Bidborough

Period

Georgian (1714 - 1836)

Tags

tomb commemorate grave death religion faith Georgian (1714 - 1836)