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Latitude: 51.2636 / 51°15'48"N
Longitude: 1.2515 / 1°15'5"E
OS Eastings: 626939
OS Northings: 156628
OS Grid: TR269566
Mapcode National: GBR VZT.R7B
Mapcode Global: VHLGQ.MHZP
Plus Code: 9F337772+CJ
Entry Name: Group of 3 Chest Tombs and Headstone About 5-10 Metres South of Church of St James
Listing Date: 26 November 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1363327
English Heritage Legacy ID: 178271
Location: Staple, Dover, Kent, CT3
Civil Parish: Staple
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
TR 25 NE STAPLE THE STREET
5/239 Group of 3 chest
tombs and head-
stone about 5-10
metres south of
Group of chest tombs and headstone to William Ferry. Two identical chest
tombs, inscriptions illegible in both cases, date of death 1717 on more
southerly, plain panelled sides and ends, with central and corner uprights
enriched with skulls and crossed mortuary tools, with moulded base and
plain, incised top slab. Margaret Terry, d.1713 and Ralph Terry, d.1732.
Finely inscribed marble top slab on chest with raised and fielded uprights
and enriched uprights with skulls and crossed mortuary tools. Headstone,
William Terry, late C18. About 4 feet high, with smaller stone attached.
Shouldered head with moulded, dentillated frieze on scrolled sides, with
winged cherub head and bifurcated floriated decoration.
Listing NGR: TR2673656692
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