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Marchant Chest Tomb and Railings About 13 Metres North of the Church Porch, West Side of the Path of the Church of All Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in Brenchley, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1502 / 51°9'0"N

Longitude: 0.4001 / 0°24'0"E

OS Eastings: 567960

OS Northings: 141730

OS Grid: TQ679417

Mapcode National: GBR NR2.ZYY

Mapcode Global: VHJMX.WCC3

Plus Code: 9F325C22+32

Entry Name: Marchant Chest Tomb and Railings About 13 Metres North of the Church Porch, West Side of the Path of the Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250011

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432249

ID on this website: 101250011

Location: All Saints' Church, Brenchley, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN12

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Brenchley

Built-Up Area: Brenchley

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Brenchley All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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(south side)
Marchant chest tomb and
15/117 railings about 13m north of the
church porch, west side of the
path of the Church of All

Chest tomb and surrounding railings. Late C18 Portland stone and white
marble; cast iron railings. Rectangular chest on a deep, moulded plinth with
a flat, oversailing lid, moulded corner pilasters and similar pilasters to the
centre of the sides and ends. White marble inscription panels commemorate
Thomas Marchant, died 1768, and other members of the family. Cartouche with
armorial bearings on the west end. The railings have diagonally-set square
section verticals with plain spoke finials, the principal standards columnar
with depressed ball finials.

A very complete monument in an outstanding churchyard.

Listing NGR: TQ6796041736

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