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Spong Tomb Monument 15 Yards to the South of Aylesford Church, Aylesford

Description: Spong Tomb Monument 15 Yards to the South of Aylesford Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 179214

OS Grid Reference: TQ7294159014
OS Grid Coordinates: 572941, 159014
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3040, 0.4796

Location: High Street, Aylesford, Kent ME20 7AZ

Locality: Aylesford
Local Authority: Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME20 7AZ

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Listing Text

TQ 7259
(north side)
Spong tomb monument
15 yards to the south
- of Aylesford Church


Tomb monument. Dated 1815. Stone. Wide plinth to pedestal, with moulded foot
and cornice, carrying large coade stone urn. Inscribed to John and Rosamund
Spong. Wrought-iron railed surround with urns on standards. John Spong was the
model for Mr Wardle of Dingley Dell in Charles Dickens "The Pickwick Papers".

Listing NGR: TQ7294459015

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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