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Mereworth, St Lawrence

Mereworth St Lawrence

Mereworth Church St Lawrence Interior

Location: Mereworth, Kent

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Opening Information:

History:

Between 1744 and 1746 the church was rebuilt a mile and a half north west of the the ancient church which was demolished as it stood near the west wing of Mereworth House built on the site of Mereworth Castle and upset the symmetry of the house. Coffins and memorials were moved to the new church.

Rectors:

1336 Hugh de Herewelle

1347 John de Peckham

1349 John Bearblocke

1361 John Tilehurst

1363 John Langar

Effigies:

Brasses:

John de Mereworth, died 1366. John was Sheriff of Kent and fought at the siege of Calais in 1347.

John de Mereworth 1366

 

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