TQ4744 : Chest tombs, Church of St Peter

taken 4 years ago, near to Hever, Kent, Great Britain

Chest tombs, Church of St Peter
Chest tombs, Church of St Peter
Church of St Peter, Hever
St Peterís Church dates back to the 14th century and is located in the centre of Hever next to Hever Castle. Built on the site of an earlier Norman Church, it has been a place of worship for the last 875 years.
Remnants of this Norman place of worship can be found on the outside walls where Norman stones were used in the building of the present church. Also, youíll find a list of past Rectors of the Church hanging on the West wall dating back to 1200.
The Church is well known for being the final resting place of Sir Thomas Boleyn, Anne Boleynís father and Elizabeth Iís grandfather.
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Eden Valley Walk
A 15 mile walk in the valley of the River Eden, Kent. Opened in 1991. It starts at Haxted Mill, where it leaves The Vanguard Way, and ends in Tonbridge, where it links with the Medway Valley Walk. It passes Hever Castle and Tonbridge Castle.
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Hever is a village in the Sevenoaks District of Kent. The parish is located on the River Eden, a tributary of the River Medway, east of Edenbridge.
The place-name 'Hever' is first attested in a Saxon charter of 814, where it appears as 'Heanyfre'; the name means 'high edge'.
Hever contains Hever Castle, the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, second wife of King Henry VIII.
In the parish church of St Peter is the tomb of Thomas Boleyn, the father of Anne Boleyn and grandfather of Queen Elizabeth I.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 12 June, 2014   (more nearby)
Sunday, 14 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Paths  Religious sites  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4765 4482 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:11.0129N 0:6.6716E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4763 4481
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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