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Three Chest Tombs About 2 Metres East of Church of St Lawrence

A Grade II Listed Building in Hawkhurst, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0375 / 51°2'15"N

Longitude: 0.5035 / 0°30'12"E

OS Eastings: 575620

OS Northings: 129447

OS Grid: TQ756294

Mapcode National: GBR PTX.VGS

Mapcode Global: FRA C6YC.N10

Entry Name: Three Chest Tombs About 2 Metres East of Church of St Lawrence

Listing Date: 22 June 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253092

English Heritage Legacy ID: 169723

Location: Hawkhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN18

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Hawkhurst

Built-Up Area: Hawkhurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

HAWKHURST THE MOOR
TQ 7429-7529 (south side)

18/373 Three chest tombs about
2 metres east of Church
of St Lawrence
GV II
Three chest tombs. The northernmost early C18, sunk into the earth, only the
reverse-ogee moulded top slab easily visible. The southernmost early C18, with
stepped base, ogee moulded plinth, raised and fielded side panels and corner piers
and basalt or slate moulded top slab. Central chest to John Baker, mid C18, with
platform and enriched chest with moulded base, raised and fielded panels, urn-
shaped corner piers, gadrooned and with egg and tongue cornice, and moulded top
slab with inscribed arms cartouche.


Listing NGR: TQ7562129446

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