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Stone Marking the Site of St Mary's Church the Polton Stone

A Grade II Listed Building in Hougham Without, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1256 / 51°7'32"N

Longitude: 1.2433 / 1°14'36"E

OS Eastings: 627046

OS Northings: 141258

OS Grid: TR270412

Mapcode National: GBR W1K.95B

Mapcode Global: VHLH9.HZN0

Entry Name: Stone Marking the Site of St Mary's Church the Polton Stone

Listing Date: 28 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1070026

English Heritage Legacy ID: 178605

Location: Hougham Without, Dover, Kent, CT15

County: Kent

District: Dover

Civil Parish: Hougham Without

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TR 24 SE HOUGHAM POLTON
4/76 Stone marking
the site of St.
Mary's Church
(The Polton
Stone)
II
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

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