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Chest Tomb and 2 Headstones About 15 Metres East of Church of St Martin of Tours, Guston

Description: Chest Tomb and 2 Headstones About 15 Metres East of Church of St Martin of Tours

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 178459

OS Grid Reference: TR3225644732
OS Grid Coordinates: 632256, 144732
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1547, 1.3199

Location: The Street, Guston, Kent CT15 5EY

Locality: Guston
Local Authority: Dover District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT15 5EY

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Listing Text

South side

Chest tomb and 2
headstones about
15 metres east of
Church of St.
Martin of Tours


Chest tomb. Lawrence Baker d.1779, and later internments. Chest on
moulded plinth with heavy vase-like side pieces and raised and fielded
panels, the inscription overlain by later inscriptions, with moulded
top slab. Railed enclosure, with spiked finials and urn principles.
Headstone, to John Guigon and May, 1772 about 3½ feet high with broad
segmental cornice head and scrolled shoulders, and bearing a coat of
arms, scrolls with palm fronds behind. Headstone to Elizabeth Prescott,
d.1779, about 3½ feet high with segmental head and motifs of cherub and
drapery on floriate base.

Listing NGR: TR3242344641

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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