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The famous Fordwich Stone, carved in the shape of a tomb. The carving dates to about 1100. The stone almost certainly was used as a shrine, which would have stone over bones or relics. Tradition says that the Stone was the shrine of St Augustine, and was brought here from Canterbury.

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