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Two Headstones About 3 Metres East of Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in Eythorne, Kent

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Latitude: 51.201 / 51°12'3"N

Longitude: 1.2619 / 1°15'42"E

OS Eastings: 627971

OS Northings: 149701

OS Grid: TR279497

Mapcode National: GBR W0M.MVM

Mapcode Global: VHLH3.T2GM

Entry Name: Two Headstones About 3 Metres East of Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 3 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1070312

English Heritage Legacy ID: 177885

Location: Eythorne, Dover, Kent, CT15

County: Kent

District: Dover

Civil Parish: Eythorne

Built-Up Area: Eythorne

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TR 24 NE
(South Side)
4/24 Two headstones
about 3 metres
east of Church
of St. Peter
and St. Paul
Two headstones, both recording John, d.1726, and Mary Birch, d.1730.
The larger, possibly reset, about 3½ feet high, with double head
carved with 2 skulls and crossed bones and head with burial instruments.
The reverse is also carved with inscribed raised and fielded panel with
arched head and death's head key. The second stone, probably originally
the foot stone, about 3 feet high, with unusually shaped head with 2
skulls and burial instruments, and poetic inscription on incised shield
with beaded and boned surround.

Listing NGR: TR2799449647

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

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