Site of Medieval Church at Temple Grafton

Description of this historic site

Documentary evidence suggests that there was a Medieval church in Temple Grafton. It was replaced by a later church in 1875. The Medieval church was situated at Church Bank.

Notes about this historic site

1 There was a church at Grafton in 1086. Both the rectory and the advowson were acquired by the Hospitallers, their earliest recorded presentation being in 1277.
2 The drawing of c1820 in the Aylesford Collection shows a church with nave, chancel, S porch and transept (chapel?) and N aisle. There is a bellcote with pyramidal cap at the nave W end.

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