The arms with crest and mantling measures 26inch x 22inch and are
incised on a blue marble ledger stone, 78inch x 40inch, in the Chancel.
Arms: Or, five chevrons arg. for DENEW, impaling ...
on a saltire ... between four billets ... nine saltiers ... Crest: A
wyvern with wings displayed.
Inscription (a) on either side of the arms.
"Here lieth ye body of Mrs Ester DENEW. She died ye 14th of Septr
1722 aged 77 yearsinch.
(b) beneath the arms. "Here lieth interred the
body of Mary Daughter of Thomas ELWYN of Stalisfield, Gent. Wife of
Nathaniel DENEW of Dover, Gent by whom she had issue James, Nathaniel
and Mary the Eldest survive. The other dyed before her and lyes buried
by her who changed this her mortal for immortality the 6th of Aprill in
the 24th yeare of her age Ann. Dni 1665. Here lyeth the body of Mrs
Ester WOODWARD (mother of Mrs Eliz. Denew) who dyed ye 11th of January
1702 Aged 80 years & 9 mon[ths]. Here also lyes the Body of Mr Nathl
Denew who dyed the 3rd of December 1710, Aged 83 years & 6 months
whose second wife was Ester Daughter of Richd Woodward Esqr who survives
him by whom he had 11 children, 5 sons & 6 daughters of which four
lye buried here and four are living (viz ... on Son & [three]
Rubbed Feb 18, 1928 by Nicholas Eyare Toke