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Tomb to Isabella Perceval in All Souls Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Crockenhill, Kent

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Latitude: 51.383 / 51°22'58"N

Longitude: 0.1623 / 0°9'44"E

OS Eastings: 550566

OS Northings: 167099

OS Grid: TQ505670

Mapcode National: GBR S3.PKX

Mapcode Global: VHHP5.RHNN

Plus Code: 9F3295M6+5W

Entry Name: Tomb to Isabella Perceval in All Souls Churchyard

Listing Date: 17 February 2005

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1391293

English Heritage Legacy ID: 493113

Location: Crockenhill, Sevenoaks, Kent, BR8

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

Civil Parish: Crockenhill

Built-Up Area: Crockenhill

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Crockenhill All Souls

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

Tagged with: Tomb

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Tomb to Isabella Perceval in All Souls

Table tomb. Circa 1860. Gothic style. Granite table tomb with larger moulded top slab with elaborate carved cross supported on six polished granite colonnettes. The tomb rests on two granite steps, the upper one inscribed "Here lieth Isabella youngest daughter and / co-heir of the late Honourable Howard Perceval and of Sarah / his wife. She died unmarried / at Crofton Hall near Orpington February 20 1860 aged 79.". It stands on a broad granite base with square section cast iron supports amd top rail set diagonally. Isabella Perceval was a generous benefactress to All Souls Church and parish and a half niece of Spencer Perceval, Prime Minister in 1812 who was assassinated by a madman in the lobby of the House of Commons.

A good quality Gothic style table tomb to a local benefactress which also groups with All Souls Church and lychgate.

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