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Shepway Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Lympne, Kent

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1251489

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175192

Location: Lympne, Shepway, Kent, CT21

County: Kent

District: Shepway

Civil Parish: Lympne

Built-Up Area: Lympne

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

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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