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Porter Chest Tomb Approximately 20 Metres South South West of the Tower of the Church of St Mary, Hadlow

Description: Porter Chest Tomb Approximately 20 Metres South South West of the Tower of the Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 179467

OS Grid Reference: TQ6341749701
OS Grid Coordinates: 563417, 149701
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2231, 0.3388

Locality: Hadlow
Local Authority: Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN11 0DB

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Listing Text

TQ 63 49
7/31 Porter chest tomb approx 20m
- south south west of the tower
of the Church of St Mary


Chest tomb. Dated 1811 in memory of John Porter. Limestone ashlar. Chest
has fluted clasping pilasters and one panel each side with moulded frames.
Flat lid with moulded edges. Moulded base and 2-step plinth. 3 sides are
inscribed with Roman serifupper and lower case lettering. The north side
records the death of John Porter in 1811 and his wife Sophia in 1845. The
eastern and southern faces record the deaths of other members of the family.

Listing NGR: TQ6341749701

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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