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Description: Stone Cross in Churchyard of the Parish Church of St Mary and St Eanswythe
Date Listed: 11 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 175287
OS Grid Reference: TR2296635890
OS Grid Coordinates: 622966, 135890
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0790, 1.1818
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5281 CHURCH STREET
Stone Cross in Churchyard
of the Parish Church of
St Mary and St Eanswythe
TR 2235 NE 1/5B
The cross is dated 1897 and is an octagonal pillar with moulded base surmounted
by a carved panel depicting the Crucifixion capped by a cross. The cross stands
on 4 stone steps which are Mediaeval. According to a charter of Edward III the
burgesses of Folkestone met annually at the Churchyard cross on the feast of
the Nativity of Our lady (8th September) to elect the Mayor.
Listing NGR: TR2296635890
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Source: English Heritage
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