Stone in Oxney
|Stone in Oxney|
|Population||392 (2001) (Parish)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||South East Coast|
The village is 11 miles (18 km) south east of Tenterden, and stands in a position on the eastern side of the Isle of Oxney. The stone that gives the village its name is preserved in the village church, and is of Roman origin. Often thought to be an altar of Mithras, it in fact depicts Apis.
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