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Group of 5 Headstones 1 to 5 Metres North of South Porch of Church of St James, Staple

Description: Group of 5 Headstones 1 to 5 Metres North of South Porch of Church of St James

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 178270

OS Grid Reference: TR2693456632
OS Grid Coordinates: 626934, 156632
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2636, 1.2515

Location: The Street, Ash, Kent CT3 1LN

Locality: Staple
Local Authority: Dover District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT3 1LN

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Listing Text


(North Side)
5/238 Group of 5
headstones 1 to
5 metres north
of south porch
of Church of
St. James


Croup of headstones to Dale family. Edward Dale, Yeoman, d.1753. About 4
feet high with winged cherub head with trumpet, crossed bones and ancanthus
wreathed moulded head. John Dale, early C18, incription damaged. Crude
deaths head on bat-like wings with crossed-bone background. John Dale, mid
C18, about feet high with triple head and 2 skulls and crossed bones.
Judith Dale, d.1738, about 3 feet high, with crude double skulls and crossed
bones. John Dale, d.1728, about 2 feet high with double head and 2 skulls,
so distorted as to appear to have ears, and crossed bones.

Listing NGR: TR2673656692

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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