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Two Headstones About 3 Metres East of Church of St Peter and St Paul, Eythorne

Description: Two Headstones About 3 Metres East of Church of St Peter and St Paul

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 177885

OS Grid Reference: TR2797149700
OS Grid Coordinates: 627971, 149700
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2010, 1.2619

Location: Church Hill, Eythorne, Kent CT15 4AE

Locality: Eythorne
Local Authority: Dover District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT15 4AE

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Listing Text

TR 24 NE
(South Side)
4/24 Two headstones
about 3 metres
east of Church
of St. Peter
and St. Paul
Two headstones, both recording John, d.1726, and Mary Birch, d.1730.
The larger, possibly reset, about 3½ feet high, with double head
carved with 2 skulls and crossed bones and head with burial instruments.
The reverse is also carved with inscribed raised and fielded panel with
arched head and death's head key. The second stone, probably originally
the foot stone, about 3 feet high, with unusually shaped head with 2
skulls and burial instruments, and poetic inscription on incised shield
with beaded and boned surround.

Listing NGR: TR2799449647

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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