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Monument details

HER Number:TR 13 SE 5
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of church


Site of chapel located in the 19th century when sculptured stone and bones were discovered. This is possibly the site of St Mary's Chapel.

Grid Reference:TR 1711 3496
Map Sheet:TR13SE

Monument Types

  • CHURCH (CHURCH, Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Full description

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(TR 17113496) Church (NR) (site of) (1) About 1874, when Canongate Road, Hythe, was under construction through a plot "always called Chapel Field", (a) sculptured stones and some bones were turned up. This may be the site of either the Chapel of St Mary or the Chapel of St Barnard. Only one reference to the latter is known (1685) (b) and may be an error. Leland (c) refers to the former. (2) Nothing visible on ground and no further information on the dedication obtained. (3)

<1> OS 6" 1961 (OS Card Reference). SKE48369.

<2> Archaeol Cant 30 1914 257 261 (G M Livett) (OS Card Reference). SKE37220.

<3> Mr Horton (OS Card Reference). SKE47383.

<4> Hythe Hospital Map 1685 (T Hill) (OS Card Reference). SKE44190.

<5> Leland's "Intinerary" (OS Card Reference). SKE46008.

<6> F1 CFW 18-APR-1963 (OS Card Reference). SKE42623.

<7> Field report for monument TR 13 SE 5 - April, 1963 (Bibliographic reference). SKE5372.

Sources and further reading

Cross-ref. Source description
<1>OS Card Reference: OS 6" 1961.
<2>XYOS Card Reference: Archaeol Cant 30 1914 257 261 (G M Livett). [Mapped feature: #41778 Chapel, ]
<3>OS Card Reference: Mr Horton.
<4>OS Card Reference: Hythe Hospital Map 1685 (T Hill).
<5>OS Card Reference: Leland's "Intinerary".
<6>OS Card Reference: F1 CFW 18-APR-1963.
<7>Bibliographic reference: Field report for monument TR 13 SE 5 - April, 1963.