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Stone Cross in Churchyard of the Parish Church of St Mary and St Eanswythe

A Grade II Listed Building in Folkestone, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.079 / 51°4'44"N

Longitude: 1.1818 / 1°10'54"E

OS Eastings: 622966

OS Northings: 135890

OS Grid: TR229358

Mapcode National: GBR W21.CM4

Mapcode Global: FRA F6C8.G8C

Entry Name: Stone Cross in Churchyard of the Parish Church of St Mary and St Eanswythe

Listing Date: 11 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344149

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175287

Location: Folkestone, Shepway, Kent, CT20

County: Kent

District: Shepway

Civil Parish: Folkestone

Built-Up Area: Folkestone

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

1.
5281 CHURCH STREET
(South Side)
FOLKESTONE
Stone Cross in Churchyard
of the Parish Church of
St Mary and St Eanswythe
TR 2235 NE 1/5B
II
2.
The cross is dated 1897 and is an octagonal pillar with moulded base surmounted
by a carved panel depicting the Crucifixion capped by a cross. The cross stands
on 4 stone steps which are Mediaeval. According to a charter of Edward III the
burgesses of Folkestone met annually at the Churchyard cross on the feast of
the Nativity of Our lady (8th September) to elect the Mayor.


Listing NGR: TR2296635890

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