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Martyrs' Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Staplehurst, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.165 / 51°9'54"N

Longitude: 0.5525 / 0°33'8"E

OS Eastings: 578558

OS Northings: 143736

OS Grid: TQ785437

Mapcode National: GBR PSF.VY1

Mapcode Global: VHJMT.JZF9

Entry Name: Martyrs' Memorial

Listing Date: 25 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344387

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174638

Location: Staplehurst, Maidstone, Kent, TN12

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Staplehurst

Built-Up Area: Staplehurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

STAPLEHURST STATION ROAD
TQ 7843 (West side)

5/169 Martyrs'
Memorial

GV II

Memorial. 1904. Ashlared stone. Plinth, with chamfered base and
moulded cornice, set on chamfered rendered base, and surmounted by
obelisk with raised ashlar verges to tooled panels. Bronze plaque
inscribed "This Monument is Dedicated to the Memory of Alice Potkins,
Joan Bradbridge and Alice Benden of Staplehurst, also of Edmund Allen
and Katherine his wife, of Frittenden, who for the faith suffered death
1556 ยท 1557 during the Marian persecution". Erected by the Protestants
of Staplehurst and District. Surrounded by iron railings with curved
spikes.


Listing NGR: TQ7855843736

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