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Group of 2 Headstones and 2 Chest Tombs About 20 Metres North of Church of St Mary, Goudhurst

Description: Group of 2 Headstones and 2 Chest Tombs About 20 Metres North of Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 June 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 169477

OS Grid Reference: TQ7239937842
OS Grid Coordinates: 572399, 137842
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1139, 0.4617

Location: Church Road, Goudhurst, Kent TN17 1BN

Locality: Goudhurst
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN17 1BN

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Listing Text

TQ 7237-7337 (south side)

15/127 Group of 2 headstones
and 2 chest tombs about
20 metres north of
Church of St Mary
Headstone to ? Williams, wife of Thomas Williams. Mid C18. Stone. About 4 feet
high, with scrolled shoulders on pedestals, and scrolled head, with 2 cherubs'
heads in profile. Headstone to Thomas Williams, d.1783. Stone, about 4 feet
high, with rococo scrolled shoulders and head, and motifs of 2 cherubs' heads,
rayed crown, serpent biting its tail and open book. More refined in execution
than his wife's stone. Two simple early C18 chest tombs nearby, with crudely ogee
moulded top slabs on monolithic bases.

Listing NGR: TQ7239937842

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Source: English Heritage

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