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Pair of Mills Headstones Approximately 9 Metres South of the Nave of the Church of St Thomas a Becket

A Grade II Listed Building in Capel, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1763 / 51°10'34"N

Longitude: 0.341 / 0°20'27"E

OS Eastings: 563734

OS Northings: 144501

OS Grid: TQ637445

Mapcode National: GBR NQT.324

Mapcode Global: VHHQ7.VPMM

Entry Name: Pair of Mills Headstones Approximately 9 Metres South of the Nave of the Church of St Thomas a Becket

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1251249

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433904

Location: Capel, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN12

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Capel

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Tudeley cum Capel with Five Oak Green

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 64 SW
5/231

CAPEL,
CHURCH LANE,
Pair of Mills headstones approx 9m south of the nave of the Church of St Thomas A Becket

GV II


Pair of adjacent headstones. Both late C18 in memory of members of the Mills
family. Both upright slabs of sandstone. The northern one stands approx
1.25m high and its shaped head is enriched with scrolls and is carved with a
child reading a book. The inscription begins in Gothic lettering but most is
Roman serif upper and lower case lettering and records the death of William
Mills in 1771. Alongside a simpler stone with a shaped head standing approx
800mm high. It is inscribed in Roman serif upper and lower case lettering and
records the death of 4-year old William Mills in 1780.


Listing NGR: TQ6382444536

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