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4 Chest Tombs Approximately 2 Metres South of Chancel, All Saints Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Beckley, East Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9834 / 50°59'0"N

Longitude: 0.6242 / 0°37'26"E

OS Eastings: 584289

OS Northings: 123726

OS Grid: TQ842237

Mapcode National: GBR QX5.8M2

Mapcode Global: FRA D66J.0YN

Plus Code: 9F22XJMF+9M

Entry Name: 4 Chest Tombs Approximately 2 Metres South of Chancel, All Saints Church

Listing Date: 16 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385411

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470806

Location: Beckley, Rother, East Sussex, TN31

County: East Sussex

District: Rother

Civil Parish: Beckley

Built-Up Area: Beckley

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Beckley and Peasmarsh

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Description


TQ 8423
1917/49/10032

BECKLEY
CHURCH LANE
4 Chest tombs approximately 2m south of chancel, All Saints Church

GV
II

Chest tombs. Four, ranging in date from late C17 to early C18:
1) Chest tomb. Late C17 to early C18. Stone with moulded cornice and base with moulded end panels and pilasters on two stone steps. No inscription survives.
2) Chest tomb. Late C17 type. Stone with moulded top and base on stone step. Inscription on east side which is mainly illegible apart from a quotation from proverbs Chapter 10.
3) Chest tomb. Early C18 type with flat slab to top and moulded base. There is no inscription and two of the side panels were not in situ at the time of inspection.
4) Chest tomb. Early C18. Stone with moulded top slab with crest and inscription which is now illegible. Moulded plinth on stone step. Fielded panels and corner balusters. The east panel was not attached to the structure at time of inspection.

Listing NGR: TQ8428923726

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