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Latitude: 51.2232 / 51°13'23"N
Longitude: 0.339 / 0°20'20"E
OS Eastings: 563426
OS Northings: 149712
OS Grid: TQ634497
Mapcode National: GBR NQ7.8HN
Mapcode Global: VHHQ1.TJK4
Entry Name: Rodger Chest Tomb Approximately 2 Metres West of the Tower of the Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 19 February 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1070469
English Heritage Legacy ID: 179468
Location: Hadlow, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN11
District: Tonbridge and Malling
Civil Parish: Hadlow
Built-Up Area: Hadlow
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Hadlow
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
HADLOW CHURCH STREET
TQ 63 49
7/32 Rodger chest tomb approx 2m
- west of the tower of the
Church of St Mary
Large chest tomb. Dated 1882 in memory of Robert Rodger. White marble on
limestone and brick plinth. Gothick style. Chest has panelled sides, 3 on
the long sides and one each end; all cusped with sunk spandrels/corners.
Thick lid has ridged top with a fleuree cross, moulded edges and cornice.
Base is moudled above a band of cusped trefoils. One step plinth on brick
foundations. Base contains a coat of arms on east end and inscription in
panel above of inlaid lead. It records the deaths of Robert Rodger of Hadlow
Castle (q.v.) in 1882 and of his wife Sophia in 1884. The tomb is surrounded
by coping stones containing the sockets from iron area railings.
Listing NGR: TQ6342649712
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