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Marchant Chest Tomb and Railings About 19 Metres North of the Church Porch, West Side of the Path

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: 141737

OS Grid: TQ679417

Mapcode National: GBR NR3.S07

Mapcode Global: VHJMX.WCD2

Plus Code: 9F325C22+32

Entry Name: Marchant Chest Tomb and Railings About 19 Metres North of the Church Porch, West Side of the Path

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250012

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432250

ID on this website: 101250012

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)
15/118 Marchant chest tomb and
railings about 19m north of the
church porch, west side of the

Chest tomb and railings. Early C19. Portland stone with cast iron railings.
Coped chest tomb with an oversailing lid and rounded, bead-moulded corner
pilasters on a bead-moulded plinth on 2 steps. Rectangular inscription panels
on the long sides of the chest have reeded frames, oval panels on the ends.
Inscriptions commemorate Mr Bold Marchant, d.1814 and his wife and daugthers.
Original railings surround the tomb with square-section verticals with spear
finials, the principal standards columnar with urn finials with a gate at the
west end.

A very complete monument in an outstanding churchyard.

Listing NGR: TQ6796141733

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