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Group of 3 Chest Tombs and Headstone About 5-10 Metres South of Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in Staple, Kent

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1363327

English Heritage Legacy ID: 178271

Location: Staple, Dover, Kent, CT3

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Staple

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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(North Side)
5/239 Group of 3 chest
tombs and head-
stone about 5-10
metres south of
Church of
St. James


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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