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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1070312
English Heritage Legacy ID: 177885
Location: Eythorne, Dover, Kent, CT15
Civil Parish: Eythorne
Built-Up Area: Eythorne
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
EYTHORNE CHURCH HILL
TR 24 NE
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
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