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Latitude: 51.079 / 51°4'44"N
Longitude: 1.1818 / 1°10'54"E
OS Eastings: 622966
OS Northings: 135890
OS Grid: TR229358
Mapcode National: GBR W21.CM4
Mapcode Global: FRA F6C8.G8C
Entry Name: Stone Cross in Churchyard of the Parish Church of St Mary and St Eanswythe
Listing Date: 11 March 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1344149
English Heritage Legacy ID: 175287
Location: Folkestone, Shepway, Kent, CT20
Civil Parish: Folkestone
Built-Up Area: Folkestone
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
5281 CHURCH STREET
Stone Cross in Churchyard
of the Parish Church of
St Mary and St Eanswythe
TR 2235 NE 1/5B
The cross is dated 1897 and is an octagonal pillar with moulded base surmounted
by a carved panel depicting the Crucifixion capped by a cross. The cross stands
on 4 stone steps which are Mediaeval. According to a charter of Edward III the
burgesses of Folkestone met annually at the Churchyard cross on the feast of
the Nativity of Our lady (8th September) to elect the Mayor.
Listing NGR: TR2296635890
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