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Martyrs' Memorial, Staplehurst

Description: Martyrs' Memorial

Grade: II
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

Location: Station Road, Staplehurst, Kent TN12 0QH

Locality: Staplehurst
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN12 0QH

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Listing Text

TQ 7843 (West side)

5/169 Martyrs'


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 ยท 1557 during the Marian persecution". Erected by the Protestants
of Staplehurst and District. Surrounded by iron railings with curved

Listing NGR: TQ7855843736

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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