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Pair of Cheesman Headstones Approximately 2.5 Metres North of the Organ Loft of the Church of St Mar, Hadlow

Description: Pair of Cheesman Headstones Approximately 2.5 Metres North of the Organ Loft of the Church of St Mar

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 179477

OS Grid Reference: TQ6347249723
OS Grid Coordinates: 563472, 149723
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2233, 0.3396

Location: Appletons, 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
7/41 Pair of Cheesman headstones
- approx 2.5m north of the organ
loft of the Church of St Mary


Pair of adjacent headstones. Dated 1751 and 1759 in memory of members of the
Cheesman family. Sandstone. Both are upright slabs with curvilinear-shaped
double heads, and are inscribed with Roman serif upper and lower case
lettering. The left one stands approx 500mm high with recessed front panel.
The heads are crudely carved; the left one with a skull and crossbones, the
right one with crossbones only. This one records the death of 4-year old
Henry Cheesman in 1751. The right headstone stands approx 1.lm high and is
flat-faced. It records the deaths of Thomas Cheesman in 1759 and his wife
Elia in 1774.

Listing NGR: TQ6347249723

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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