St Mary's Parish Church, Ashford

St Mary's Parish Church, also known as the Church of St Mary the Virgin, in Ashford, Kent, England, dates to the late 13th century. It is now Grade I listed.[1] There has been a church on the site since at least 1086, for one was mentioned in the Domesday Book.[2]

St. Mary's Church
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The church in 2014
Coordinates: 51°08′55″N 0°52′22″E / 51.1486°N 0.8727°E / 51.1486; 0.8727
LocationTufton Street
Ashford, Kent
WebsiteOfficial website
Completedlate 13th century

Cranbrook native Comfort Starr, one of the founding members of Harvard College, was a warden at the church in the early 17th century.[3]

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  1. ^ Historic England. "Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin (1071114)". National Heritage List for England.
  2. ^ Parish Church of St. Mary the Virgin – Ashford's Heritage
  3. ^ New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of Commonwealths and the Founding of a Nation, Volume 3 (1913), p. 1099

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