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Stone Marking the Site of St Mary's Church The Polton Stone, Hougham Without

Description: Stone Marking the Site of St Mary's Church The Polton Stone

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 178605

OS Grid Reference: TR2704641258
OS Grid Coordinates: 627046, 141258
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1256, 1.2433

Location: Lowslip Hill, Hougham Without, Kent CT15 7AT

Locality: Hougham Without
Local Authority: Dover District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT15 7AT

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Listing Text

4/76 Stone marking
the site of St.
Mary's Church
(The Polton
Stone marking site of St. Mary's Church, Polton. C18. About 2 feet
high with rounded head. Inscription in simple lettering:
Here did
Stand the Parish
Church of Polton
IX mentioned in
Domesday Book
under the title...
The last 2 lines now illegible, but recorded elsewhere as ...
of Chenth in the
Hundred of Bewsborough
The Church still had bequests made to it in 1533, and a curacy in 1563.
(See I. Green, Bygone Kent 4, 4 May 1983, p.298).

Listing NGR: TR2736640330

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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