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Rodger Chest Tomb Approximately 2 Metres West of the Tower of the Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Hadlow, Kent

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1070469

English Heritage Legacy ID: 179468

Location: Hadlow, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN11

County: Kent

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

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Listing Text

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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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