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Group of 11 Brick Chest Tombs to South of Chancel of Church of St Laurence

A Grade II Listed Building in Ramsgate, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3374 / 51°20'14"N

Longitude: 1.4018 / 1°24'6"E

OS Eastings: 637038

OS Northings: 165303

OS Grid: TR370653

Mapcode National: GBR X0L.173

Mapcode Global: VHMCW.7NX4

Entry Name: Group of 11 Brick Chest Tombs to South of Chancel of Church of St Laurence

Listing Date: 4 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1336666

English Heritage Legacy ID: 171853

Location: Ramsgate, Thanet, Kent, CT11

County: Kent

District: Thanet

Civil Parish: Ramsgate

Built-Up Area: Ramsgate

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

RAMSGATE HIGH STREET
TR 3765 SW
ST. LAWRENCE
(north-west
side)
7/220 Group of 11
brick chest
tombs to south
of chancel
of Church of
St. Laurence
GV
II
Group of 11 brick chest tombs. Pettit Gold, d.1801, and family. Built
into the footpath wall, with simple top slab. The inscription still
retains the original gold coloured paint, a pun on the name of the
family. Robert Ticknor, d.1711, adjacent to the Church. Moulded stone
top slab, inscribed and with Death's head and palm frond motifs. The
other chests are of varying size and height with inscriptions (often
illegible) in either moulded stone top slabs or heavy crude marble
slabs, all mid C18.

Listing NGR: TR3703865303

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