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               Some Monumental Inscriptions of Sutton near Deal Church,  Noted by Rev Bryan Faussett noted 1759

Also some information  Noted by Zechariah Cozens about 1795, added 2nd October 2008        

Kindly typed up for the website by Pat Tritton

This Church has not one Inscription in it. Neither is there, here, any Thing at all remarkable, but, that, The Communion Table stands in the Middle of the Chancel; wch. I have also seen in some other Churches. It consists only of the Chancell and Body – and has no Steeple; but, 1 small Bell hangs at ye West End, in ye Inside; it has no Inscription.

Mr KILBURNE tells us, p.265, that, "by an Earthquake happening 6 Apr. 1580, a Piece of this Parish Church fell down". It is quite uncertain to whom this Church was dedicated.

It is a Curacy.
1. The *Present Curate is Mr Thos. PENNINGTON.

The Arches over ye Doors are round, and embellish’d after ye Saxon Manner.

2. In the Church Yard are Memorials of DILNOT, GARNETT, MAY & STRINGER.

3.  On Sutton Downe, are 7 or 8 Tumuli Sepulchrales of ye Ancients.

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Also some Monumental Inscriptions  Noted by Zechariah Cozens about 1795, added 2nd October 2008

4. Sutton has a small Church consisting of one aile, and a chancel, with a circular termination, also here is a square tower, containing one Bell. The Church is kept very clean and decent, but does not contain any Memorials.

5. This Parish is small and the soil and prospects are inferior to those in the last described Ripple).

6. The Living is a Curacy, and the Church is dedicated to St. [blank].

7. Patron: The Archbishop. 1795. Incumbent: Montague PENNINGTON.

8. King’s Books £……./. Tenths: ……/.

Index of Names and Places
Names Index
DILNOT 2
GARNETT 2
MAY 2

PENNINGTON 1, 7
STRINGER 2