St Dunstan’s Church, the last church on the Pilgrims’ Way before Canterbury’s West Gate, now offers a pilgrim stamp.
This is a landmark church holding the head of St Thomas More who emulated Thomas Becket.
It was here, outside the porch, that Henry II removed his shoes to walk barefoot to St Thomas Becket’s temporary shrine in Canterbury Cathedral’s crypt.
St Dunstan’s will hold its annual Thomas More Commemoration Service on Saturday 6 July at 7.30pm when a wreath will be laid on the burial stone.
The address will be given by Prof Jackie Eales.
The day is the anniversary of Thomas More’s death and the eve of the Translation of St Thomas.
Pilgrims will find the stamp on the table to the right on entering the church.