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Group of 2 Headstones and 2 Chest Tombs About 20 Metres North of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Goudhurst, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1139 / 51°6'50"N

Longitude: 0.4617 / 0°27'41"E

OS Eastings: 572399

OS Northings: 137842

OS Grid: TQ723378

Mapcode National: GBR PT2.3JZ

Mapcode Global: VHJN4.Y8FD

Entry Name: Group of 2 Headstones and 2 Chest Tombs About 20 Metres North of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 22 June 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1115564

English Heritage Legacy ID: 169477

Location: Goudhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Goudhurst

Built-Up Area: Goudhurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TQ 7237-7337 (south side)

15/127 Group of 2 headstones
and 2 chest tombs about
20 metres north of
Church of St Mary
Headstone to ? Williams, wife of Thomas Williams. Mid C18. Stone. About 4 feet
high, with scrolled shoulders on pedestals, and scrolled head, with 2 cherubs'
heads in profile. Headstone to Thomas Williams, d.1783. Stone, about 4 feet
high, with rococo scrolled shoulders and head, and motifs of 2 cherubs' heads,
rayed crown, serpent biting its tail and open book. More refined in execution
than his wife's stone. Two simple early C18 chest tombs nearby, with crudely ogee
moulded top slabs on monolithic bases.

Listing NGR: TQ7239937842

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

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