The church of St. Peter is on a hill, and is dated to around the late 13th century, although there have been many alterations and renovations over the years.
In memory of James King of Stanton Park, Esquire, who having been employed in the Naval Service of his King and Country in the Glorious War of 1759 and engaged in repeated actions with the French Fleet in the Indian Seas, happily returned to his Patrimonial Estate in this Parish, and having acted as a Magistrate with firmness and integrity during more than half a century, was called from this life sincerely lamented on the 29th March 1822 in the Ninety First Year of his age.
Sacred to the memory of Margaret King, relic of the late James King Esquire of Stanton Park in this Parish, sister of the late Admiral Cornish of Puttenham Priory in the County of Surrey. She departed this life on the 26th day of September one thousand eight hundred and thirty six, in the eighty sixth year of her age.
In memory of Thomas King, of the Court of Noke, Esquire, whose mildness benevolence and integrity engaged the constant regard and respect of all ranks in his neighbourhood, during a long and useful life which he closed most feelingly lamented August 18th 1816 in the eighty first year of his age.
James King, formerly Simpkinson
Sacred to the memory of James King, formerly Simpkinson, nephew and heir at law of the late James King Esquire of Stanton Park,and fifty years Rector of St. Peter Le Poer , Old Broad Street, London. He died the 13th day of July 1842 aged 75 years. Also of Emma his wife, second daughter of Edward Vaux Esquire of the City of London. She died on 17th day of December 1859 aged 84 years.