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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Tonbridge And Malling
Town
Tonbridge
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 20th October 1995
    Attended by: Bishop of Rochester
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
63783
Current location

Between the Chapel corridor and the Chapel vestibule.
Tonbridge School Chapel
High Street
Tonbridge
Tonbridge And Malling
Kent
TN9 1JP
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 59029 47102
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Original Chapel
    Tonbridge School Chapel
    High Street
    Tonbridge
    Tonbridge And Malling
    Kent
    TN9 1JP
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 590 460
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
A double gate with a matrix of nine golden winged figures in each section. The central figure is a warrior and the eight surrounding figures are robed. The gate architrave is metal with a gold inscribed lintel above head height. The lintel is braced from the stone arch above. The centre of the lintel supports the figure of Christ descended from the Cross. The surrounding frame of modern construction incorporates a candlestick holder with red piping on each side.
Inscription
IUSTORUM ANAMAE/ IN MANU DEI SUNT
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: height 1500mm, width 1000mm
    Materials: Metal
  • Gate
    Measurements: height 2500mm, width 3500mm
    Materials: Metal
  • Figures
    Measurements: height 300mm, width 150mm
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
History
Previously part of the Tonbridge School Gate of Remembrance (Ref 41346), which was damaged when the Chapel was destroyed by fire on 17th September 1988. The gates and figure of Christ descended were salvaged and restored, and the gates were set into modern fixings.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
Tonbridge School
Reference

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