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Rodger Chest Tomb Approximately 2 Metres West of the Tower of the Church of St Mary, Hadlow

Description: Rodger Chest Tomb Approximately 2 Metres West of the Tower of the Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 179468

OS Grid Reference: TQ6342649712
OS Grid Coordinates: 563426, 149712
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2232, 0.3390

Location: 1 Church Street, Hadlow, Kent TN11 0DB

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
7/32 Rodger chest tomb approx 2m
- west of the tower of the
Church of St Mary


Large chest tomb. Dated 1882 in memory of Robert Rodger. White marble on
limestone and brick plinth. Gothick style. Chest has panelled sides, 3 on
the long sides and one each end; all cusped with sunk spandrels/corners.
Thick lid has ridged top with a fleuree cross, moulded edges and cornice.
Base is moudled above a band of cusped trefoils. One step plinth on brick
foundations. Base contains a coat of arms on east end and inscription in
panel above of inlaid lead. It records the deaths of Robert Rodger of Hadlow
Castle (q.v.) in 1882 and of his wife Sophia in 1884. The tomb is surrounded
by coping stones containing the sockets from iron area railings.

Listing NGR: TQ6342649712

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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