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Lychgate and Quadrant Walls Attached to Churchyard of St Martin, Aldington

Description: Lychgate and Quadrant Walls Attached to Churchyard of St Martin

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 August 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 181593

OS Grid Reference: TR0739636195
OS Grid Coordinates: 607396, 136195
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0876, 0.9600

Location: Church Lane, Aldington, Kent TN25 7EG

Locality: Aldington
Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN25 7EG

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Listing Text

(east side)
4/8 Lychgate and
quadrant walls
attached to
Churchyard of
St. Martin
Lychgate and quadrant walls. Dated 1904, by Sir Reginald Blomfield.
Ragstone and timber frame with shingled roof and leaden cross.
Convex quadrant walls recessed from road side about 3 1/2 feet high and
5 yards long each side of gate. Squared and dressed ragstone blocks
to lychgate cross walls, forming base to double arcaded frames to
left and right, supporting 3 tie beams, the centre one inscribed:
IN MEMORIAM, C.I. BLOMFIELD MDCCCCIV. Hipped shingled roof with
leaden cross finial. Identical gates, of 9 panels, the top 3 in each
case formed of iron grilles, hung from central post with cornice top and
integral glazed notice board. The Reverend C.J. Blomfield was brother-
in-law of Sir Arthur Blomfield (who restored the church 1876) and father
of Sir Reginald Blomfield, who was responsible for the design of the
Lychgate (and church fittings).

Listing NGR: TR0751436350

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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