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Pair of Cheesman Headstones Approximately 2.5 Metres North of the Organ Loft of the Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Hadlow, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2233 / 51°13'23"N

Longitude: 0.3396 / 0°20'22"E

OS Eastings: 563472

OS Northings: 149723

OS Grid: TQ634497

Mapcode National: GBR NQ7.8P3

Mapcode Global: VHHQ1.TJX2

Entry Name: Pair of Cheesman Headstones Approximately 2.5 Metres North of the Organ Loft of the Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 19 February 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1070473

English Heritage Legacy ID: 179477

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
7/41 Pair of Cheesman headstones
- approx 2.5m north of the organ
loft of the Church of St Mary


Pair of adjacent headstones. Dated 1751 and 1759 in memory of members of the
Cheesman family. Sandstone. Both are upright slabs with curvilinear-shaped
double heads, and are inscribed with Roman serif upper and lower case
lettering. The left one stands approx 500mm high with recessed front panel.
The heads are crudely carved; the left one with a skull and crossbones, the
right one with crossbones only. This one records the death of 4-year old
Henry Cheesman in 1751. The right headstone stands approx 1.lm high and is
flat-faced. It records the deaths of Thomas Cheesman in 1759 and his wife
Elia in 1774.

Listing NGR: TQ6347249723

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

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