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Shepway Cross, Lympne

Description: Shepway Cross

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 October 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 175192

OS Grid Reference: TR1253934993
OS Grid Coordinates: 612539, 134993
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0749, 1.0327

Location: Aldington Road, Lympne, Kent CT21 4PW

Locality: Lympne
Local Authority: Shepway District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT21 4PW

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Listing Text

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6/131 II

War Memorial. Erected in 1923 to the fallen of the Cinque Ports. Perpendicular
style. Ashlar Cross set on 4 step octagonal base. Octagonal tapering shaft
surmounted by crucifix with Christ flanked by the Virgin Mary & Apostle John on one
side and Virgin & Child on the other. Chamfered octagonal base with 4 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 of Beauchamp and
Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports andAdmiral in 1923.

Listing NGR: TR1253934993

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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