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Latitude: 51.0749 / 51°4'29"N
Longitude: 1.0327 / 1°1'57"E
OS Eastings: 612539
OS Northings: 134993
OS Grid: TR125349
Mapcode National: GBR V0J.HX8
Mapcode Global: FRA F618.XST
Entry Name: Shepway Cross
Listing Date: 11 October 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1251489
English Heritage Legacy ID: 175192
Location: Lympne, Shepway, Kent, CT21
Civil Parish: Lympne
Built-Up Area: Lympne
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 01/11/2017
TR 13 SW
(Formerly listed as SHEPWAY CROSS, HYTHE)
The asset was previously listed twice, also under the parish of Lympne as List entry 1239963. This entry was removed from the List on 06/03/2015.
War Memorial. Erected in 1923, dedicated to the bravery of the men of the Cinque Ports. Perpendicular style. Ashlar Cross set on four step octagonal base. Octagonal tapering shaft surmounted by crucifix with Christ flanked by the Virgin Mary and Apostle John on one side and Virgin and Child on the other. Chamfered octagonal base with four shields of towns of the Cinque Ports. The monument is surrounded by a low stone rubble wall with angled corners. Foundation stone laid by William 7th Earl Beauchamp and Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports and Admiral in 1923. The cross was a gift from the Earl Beauchamp on land donated by the owner of Lympne Castle.
Listing NGR: TR1253934993
This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 24 July 2017.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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