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Group of 3 Chest Tombs and Headstone About 5-10 Metres South of Church of St James, Staple

Description: Group of 3 Chest Tombs and Headstone About 5-10 Metres South of Church of St James

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 178271

OS Grid Reference: TR2693956627
OS Grid Coordinates: 626939, 156627
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)
5/239 Group of 3 chest
tombs and head-
stone about 5-10
metres south of
Church of
St. James


Group of chest tombs and headstone to William Ferry. Two identical chest
tombs, inscriptions illegible in both cases, date of death 1717 on more
southerly, plain panelled sides and ends, with central and corner uprights
enriched with skulls and crossed mortuary tools, with moulded base and
plain, incised top slab. Margaret Terry, d.1713 and Ralph Terry, d.1732.
Finely inscribed marble top slab on chest with raised and fielded uprights
and enriched uprights with skulls and crossed mortuary tools. Headstone,
William Terry, late C18. About 4 feet high, with smaller stone attached.
Shouldered head with moulded, dentillated frieze on scrolled sides, with
winged cherub head and bifurcated floriated decoration.

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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