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Category: New Hythe

All Our Stories – Beat Project ‘All Our Stories’ website

About the ‘All our stories’ project – ‘Capturing Community Heritage in West Malling’ All Our Stories, a brand new small grant programme, launched last year in support of BBC Two’s The Great British Story – has been designed as an opportunity for everyone to get involved in their heritage. With HLF funding and support, community groups […]

Ferry Inn, New Hythe

aka Ferry House in 1874 & 1882   Landlords Aug 1868 William Wilmore 1868-1874 Richard Hutson 1881-1882 James William Wilson Victualler and wife Eliza Wilson 1891 J M Luck 1901-1903 Henry Thos Ballard Licensed Victualler and wife Eliza Ann Ballard 1913-1930 William Leonard Castle

The Bull Inn, New Hythe

Moved from London Road, Larkfield, The Bull Inn was a typical 3 or 4 bar working pub at the bottom of New Hythe Lane on the LHS. Believed was sold off by Whitbreads about 1990. Had a lovely Victorian back fitting with etched mirrors. In its heyday probably a “good” pub especially at the shift […]

Pubs and drinking houses of the area

Some pubs and drinking houses Old and New – History and pics to come (click on the pub title to view information – not all completed yet) A wonderful book entitled East Malling, Larkfield and New Hythe Inns, Beerhouses and Their Keepers 1753 – 1974 is available from The Malling Society Larkfield Spotted Cow (Closed)          […]

An extract from The Kent Village Book by Alan Bignell

AYLESFORD The most casual visitor to Aylesford can see at once that it is old. It is, in fact, said to be one of the oldest continually occupied sites in England The Royal Manor of Aylesford was first owned by William the Conqueror and the church of St Peter and St Paul is of Norman […]

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