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Description: Stone Marking the Site of St Mary's Church
The Polton Stone
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
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TR 24 SE HOUGHAM POLTON
4/76 Stone marking
the site of St.
Stone marking site of St. Mary's Church, Polton. C18. About 2 feet
high with rounded head. Inscription in simple lettering:
Stand the Parish
Church of Polton
IX mentioned in
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
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Source: English Heritage
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