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Row of 4 James Headstones Approximately 3.5 Metres South of the Chancel of the Church of St Mary, Hadlow

Description: Row of 4 James Headstones Approximately 3.5 Metres South of the Chancel of the Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 179480

OS Grid Reference: TQ6346949691
OS Grid Coordinates: 563469, 149691
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2230, 0.3396

Location: 29 The Forstal, 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
7/44 Row of 4 James headstones
- approx 3.5m south of the
chancel of the Church of St


Row of 4 headstones. Dated between 1714 and 1724 in memory of members of the
James family. All are sandstone upright slabs with curvilinear shaped heads
and recessed front panels. They stand between 400mm and 800mm high and are
inscribed with Roman serif upper and lower case lettering.

The left headstone has scroll-shaped ears but the inscription is illegible in
all but perfect lighting conditions. Next to it is the best one and it is in
memory of Sarah James (d. 1724). It too has scroll-shaped ears. The head has
a crude carving of a skull and crossbones. Right of centre is a double-headed
stone but most of the inscription has weathered off and only the name
Elizabeth is legible. The right end stone has scroll-shaped ears carved with
crossbones and commemorates the death of Elizabeth James in 1714.

Listing NGR: TQ6346949691

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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