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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1067593
English Heritage Legacy ID: 438502
Location: Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3
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
TQ 53 NW SPELDHURST ASHURST HILL, ASHURST
7/437 Everest headstone approx 9m
south of the chancel of the
Church of St Martin
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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