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Chest Tomb and 2 Headstones About 15 Metres East of Church of St Martin of Tours

A Grade II Listed Building in Guston, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1547 / 51°9'16"N

Longitude: 1.3199 / 1°19'11"E

OS Eastings: 632256

OS Northings: 144732

OS Grid: TR322447

Mapcode National: GBR X2L.JJ6

Mapcode Global: VHLHB.T7NN

Plus Code: 9F335839+VX

Entry Name: Chest Tomb and 2 Headstones About 15 Metres East of Church of St Martin of Tours

Listing Date: 23 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1363357

English Heritage Legacy ID: 178459

Location: Guston, Dover, Kent, CT15

County: Kent

District: Dover

Civil Parish: Guston

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Tagged with: Tombstone Chest tomb

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South side

Chest tomb and 2
headstones about
15 metres east of
Church of St.
Martin of Tours


Chest tomb. Lawrence Baker d.1779, and later internments. Chest on
moulded plinth with heavy vase-like side pieces and raised and fielded
panels, the inscription overlain by later inscriptions, with moulded
top slab. Railed enclosure, with spiked finials and urn principles.
Headstone, to John Guigon and May, 1772 about 3½ feet high with broad
segmental cornice head and scrolled shoulders, and bearing a coat of
arms, scrolls with palm fronds behind. Headstone to Elizabeth Prescott,
d.1779, about 3½ feet high with segmental head and motifs of cherub and
drapery on floriate base.

Listing NGR: TR3242344641

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