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The History of Kent
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History of Capel-
The now redundant parish church is a Grade: I listed building, dedicated to Saint
Mary the Virgin. The Normans built the church in the 12th century, as a Chapel-
The Bishop of Dover dedicated the new parish church to Saint Radigund in 1966. For the sake of historical continuity, they incorporated a piece of stone from St Radigund’s abbey into the building of the new church.
In WW2, the MOD sited a gun battery, with 16inch guns, on the cliff tops at Capel-