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Everest Headstone Approximately 9 Metres South of the Chancel of the Church of St Martin

A Grade II Listed Building in Speldhurst, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1306 / 51°7'50"N

Longitude: 0.1592 / 0°9'33"E

OS Eastings: 551176

OS Northings: 139026

OS Grid: TQ511390

Mapcode National: GBR LNH.51D

Mapcode Global: VHHQB.QV05

Entry Name: Everest Headstone Approximately 9 Metres South of the Chancel of the Church of St Martin

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067593

English Heritage Legacy ID: 438502

Location: Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Speldhurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Speldhurst St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 53 NW SPELDHURST ASHURST HILL, ASHURST

7/437 Everest headstone approx 9m
south of the chancel of the
Church of St Martin
GV II


Headstone. Dated 1776 in memory of members of the Everest family. Upright
sandstone slab standing approx 400mm high. Its shaped head is carved with a
row of 4 winged cherubs' heads under a cloud. The inscription begins in
Gothic lettering and follows in Roman serif upper and lower case lettering.
It records the deaths of 4 children, Elizabeth, Peter, Hannah and William, in
1775 and 1776.


Listing NGR: TQ5075738974

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