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Lychgate and Quadrant Walls Attached to Churchyard of St Martin

A Grade II Listed Building in Aldington, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0876 / 51°5'15"N

Longitude: 0.96 / 0°57'36"E

OS Eastings: 607396

OS Northings: 136196

OS Grid: TR073361

Mapcode National: GBR SYX.PKC

Mapcode Global: FRA D6W7.ZSV

Entry Name: Lychgate and Quadrant Walls Attached to Churchyard of St Martin

Listing Date: 10 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362775

English Heritage Legacy ID: 181593

Location: Aldington, Ashford, Kent, TN25

County: Kent

District: Ashford

Civil Parish: Aldington

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

(east side)
4/8 Lychgate and
quadrant walls
attached to
Churchyard of
St. Martin
Lychgate and quadrant walls. Dated 1904, by Sir Reginald Blomfield.
Ragstone and timber frame with shingled roof and leaden cross.
Convex quadrant walls recessed from road side about 3 1/2 feet high and
5 yards long each side of gate. Squared and dressed ragstone blocks
to lychgate cross walls, forming base to double arcaded frames to
left and right, supporting 3 tie beams, the centre one inscribed:
IN MEMORIAM, C.I. BLOMFIELD MDCCCCIV. Hipped shingled roof with
leaden cross finial. Identical gates, of 9 panels, the top 3 in each
case formed of iron grilles, hung from central post with cornice top and
integral glazed notice board. The Reverend C.J. Blomfield was brother-
in-law of Sir Arthur Blomfield (who restored the church 1876) and father
of Sir Reginald Blomfield, who was responsible for the design of the
Lychgate (and church fittings).

Listing NGR: TR0751436350

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