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Row of 6 Woodhams Headstones Approximately 6 Metres South of the Nave of the Church of St Martin

A Grade II Listed Building in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1332 / 51°7'59"N

Longitude: 0.2013 / 0°12'4"E

OS Eastings: 554112

OS Northings: 139411

OS Grid: TQ541394

Mapcode National: GBR MPP.X9M

Mapcode Global: VHHQC.FSR4

Entry Name: Row of 6 Woodhams Headstones Approximately 6 Metres South of the Nave of the Church of St Martin

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067562

English Heritage Legacy ID: 438506

Location: Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Speldhurst

Built-Up Area: Royal Tunbridge Wells

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Langton Green All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 53 NW


Row of 6 Woodhams headstones approx 6m south of the nave of
the Church of St Martin


Row of 7 headstones. All mid C18 memorials to members of the Woodhams family.
All are upright sandstone slabs standing between 450mm - 750mm high. Most
have simple shaped heads carved with a winged cherub's head and inscriptions
of Roman serif upper and lower case lettering, sometimes with italics. The
simplest is third from the left in memory of John Woodhams (date buried). It
has no carving and an inscription of capitals only. The best at the left end
is in memory of Sarah Woodhams (died 1760). Here the cherub's head is set
amongst carved flowers and fruit and the inscription begins with Gothic
lettering. Only the right end one in memory of Ann Woodhams (died 1741) has a
framed inscription.

Listing NGR: TQ5116839026

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