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Lychgate and Quadrant Walls, About 40 Metres South off Church of St Mary, Frittenden

Description: Lychgate and Quadrant Walls, About 40 Metres South off Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 June 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 169408

OS Grid Reference: TQ8133240900
OS Grid Coordinates: 581332, 140900
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1387, 0.5907

Location: The Street, Frittenden, Kent TN17 2DE

Locality: Frittenden
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN17 2DE

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Listing Text

TQ 8040-8140 (north west side)

Lychgate and quadrant
walls, about 40 metres
south off Church of
St Mary
Lychgate with quadrant walls attached. Circa 1916, as a memorial to Captain R E
Inglis. timber framed with plain tiled roof with lower walls of Wealden sand-
stone. Two bay side frame to lychgate with chamfered and braced main posts
supporting embattled tie-beams, with enriched and cusped four-centred arched
knee braces. Queen post roof with moulded bargeboards and swept-out eaves.
Foliate cross over southern gable. Central tie beam inscribed to Captain Rupert
Edward Inglis, D.1916 at the Somme. Simple half-panelled side pieces with open
upper panels with cusped and pendanted tracery. Cusped double carriage gates,
with smaller pedestrian gate hung from adjacent wall pier. The quadrant walls
extend southwards from the pinnacled wall piers of the (mid C19 churchyard wall
(by R C Hussey) between which is the lychgate. The walls are about 4 feet in
height, extending some 25 yards in ...... curves and enclosing a paved court-
yard. High quality early C20 design and craftmanship in an interesting mid C19
group of Church and houses by R C Hussey (c.1846-8).

Listing NGR: TQ8133240900

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Source: English Heritage

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