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Large monument with 8 foot high Celtic cross carved with decorated panels on a high splayed base which carries the inscription

Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord
In Memory of
Jane wife of
Gathorne Earl of CRANBROOK
born June 9 1813,
married March 29 1838,
died November 13 1897
Also of the above
Gathorne Earl of CRANBROOK
born Oct 1 1814,
died Oct 30 1906

Gathorne HARDY was created Viscount CRANBROOK in 1878; the family name became Gathorne-Hardy (Gathorne was his mother's maiden name)

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