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Pair of Kipping Headstones Approximately 2.5 Metres East of the Vestry of the Church of St Thomas a Becket

A Grade II Listed Building in Capel, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1765 / 51°10'35"N

Longitude: 0.3412 / 0°20'28"E

OS Eastings: 563747

OS Northings: 144518

OS Grid: TQ637445

Mapcode National: GBR NQT.335

Mapcode Global: VHHQ7.VPQH

Entry Name: Pair of Kipping Headstones Approximately 2.5 Metres East of the Vestry of the Church of St Thomas a Becket

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262870

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433903

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 CAPEL CHURCH LANE

5/230 Pair of Kipping headstones
approx 2.5m east of the vestry
of the Church of St Thomas A
Becket
GV II


Pair of headstones. Both date from the 1680s and commemorate members of the
Kipping family. Both are upright slabs of sandstone standing approx 350-400mm
high. Both have shaped heads with plain projecting surrounds. The heads are
each carved with an hourglass and the inscriptions are in Roman serif
capitals. The left (northern) one records the death of William Kipping in
1681 and the right one records the death of Thomas Kipping in 1685.


Listing NGR: TQ6382444536

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

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