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Spong Tomb Monument 15 Yards to the South of Aylesford Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Aylesford, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.304 / 51°18'14"N

Longitude: 0.4796 / 0°28'46"E

OS Eastings: 572941

OS Northings: 159014

OS Grid: TQ729590

Mapcode National: GBR PQS.237

Mapcode Global: VHJM6.8HD7

Entry Name: Spong Tomb Monument 15 Yards to the South of Aylesford Church

Listing Date: 25 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1363084

English Heritage Legacy ID: 179214

Location: Aylesford, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, ME20

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Civil Parish: Aylesford

Built-Up Area: Ditton

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Aylesford St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

AYLESFORD CP CHURCH LANE
TQ 7259
(north side)
11/33
Spong tomb monument
15 yards to the south
- of Aylesford Church

GV II

Tomb monument. Dated 1815. Stone. Wide plinth to pedestal, with moulded foot
and cornice, carrying large coade stone urn. Inscribed to John and Rosamund
Spong. Wrought-iron railed surround with urns on standards. John Spong was the
model for Mr Wardle of Dingley Dell in Charles Dickens "The Pickwick Papers".


Listing NGR: TQ7294459015

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