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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1362775
English Heritage Legacy ID: 181593
Location: Aldington, Ashford, Kent, TN25
Civil Parish: Aldington
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
TR 03 NE ALDINGTON CHURCH LANE
4/8 Lychgate and
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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