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Porter Chest Tomb Approximately 20 Metres South South West of the Tower of the Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Hadlow, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2231 / 51°13'23"N

Longitude: 0.3388 / 0°20'19"E

OS Eastings: 563417

OS Northings: 149701

OS Grid: TQ634497

Mapcode National: GBR NQ7.8GL

Mapcode Global: VHHQ1.TJH6

Entry Name: Porter Chest Tomb Approximately 20 Metres South South West of the Tower of the Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 19 February 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1236945

English Heritage Legacy ID: 179467

Location: Hadlow, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN11

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Civil Parish: Hadlow

Built-Up Area: Hadlow

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Hadlow

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

HADLOW CHURCH STREET
TQ 63 49
7/31 Porter chest tomb approx 20m
- south south west of the tower
of the Church of St Mary

GV II

Chest tomb. Dated 1811 in memory of John Porter. Limestone ashlar. Chest
has fluted clasping pilasters and one panel each side with moulded frames.
Flat lid with moulded edges. Moulded base and 2-step plinth. 3 sides are
inscribed with Roman serifupper and lower case lettering. The north side
records the death of John Porter in 1811 and his wife Sophia in 1845. The
eastern and southern faces record the deaths of other members of the family.


Listing NGR: TQ6341749701

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