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Description: Martyrs' Memorial
Date Listed: 25 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 174638
OS Grid Reference: TQ7855843736
OS Grid Coordinates: 578558, 143736
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1650, 0.5525
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STAPLEHURST STATION ROAD
TQ 7843 (West side)
Memorial. 1904. Ashlared stone. Plinth, with chamfered base and
moulded cornice, set on chamfered rendered base, and surmounted by
obelisk with raised ashlar verges to tooled panels. Bronze plaque
inscribed "This Monument is Dedicated to the Memory of Alice Potkins,
Joan Bradbridge and Alice Benden of Staplehurst, also of Edmund Allen
and Katherine his wife, of Frittenden, who for the faith suffered death
1556 · 1557 during the Marian persecution". Erected by the Protestants
of Staplehurst and District. Surrounded by iron railings with curved
Listing NGR: TQ7855843736
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Source: English Heritage
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