Faversham Stone Chapel (Our Lady of Elverton)

Faversham Stone Chapel

Free Entry

Open any reasonable time during daylight hours


Ospringe, Faversham, Kent

Before You Go

The ruins of the small Anglo-Saxon and medieval chapel of Stone-next-Faversham - the only Christian building in England to incorporate within its fabric the remains of a 4th century Romano-British pagan mausoleum.

It lay close to the probable site of the small Roman town of Durolevum and its Roman cemetery at Ospringe, finds from which can be seen at Maison Dieu.

Read more about the history of Faversham Stone Chapel.

Before You Go

Access: The chapel is in a field a short walk away from the road, across farm land and grass.

Parking: Please park considerately in the nearby lane.

How to Find It: The chapel is in a field immediately north of the A2, just west of Ospringe and opposite Faversham Road.

Dogs: Dogs on leads welcome.

Other Information: The site is exposed so come prepared with suitable clothing

Plan a Great Day Out

After exploring the remains of the chapel head into Ospringe to learn more about the area at Maison Dieu, an attractive flint and timber building housing a museum.

In nearby Canterbury visit the extensive remains of St Augustine's Abbey, which has a museum, audio tour and gift shop. The abbey is part of the Canterbury World Heritage site.

End your day on the east Kent coast with a trip to the Reculver Towers.


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