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Shepway Cross, Lympne

Description: Shepway Cross

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 February 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 175705

OS Grid Reference: TR1254134992
OS Grid Coordinates: 612541, 134992
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

In the entry for;


6/131 II

The entry shall be amended to read;


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 arid Apostle John on
one side and Virgin and 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 and Admiral in 1923.

Listing NGR: TR1555734372

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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