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Kentish Quarryman

formerly Ditton WMC 42 New Road, Ditton, Aylesford, Kent  ME20 6AD Owned by Shepherd Neame A tasteful conversion from a Working Mens Club into a lively, spacious pub in the centre of Ditton Village. Three screens show SkySports while darts and pool are also popular. There is a separate room with a stage and darts board. […]

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 […]

Our Listed Buildings

What is a Listed building? In England there are approximately 376,099 listed building entries (as of March 2015). The total number of listed buildings is not known, as one single entry can sometimes cover a number of individual units, such as a listed terrace of houses. The total is thought to be around 500,000.   […]

St Peter’s Church – Ditton

Name Rank Service Number Date of Death Age Regiment / Service Service Country Grave / Memorial Reference BRYANT, WILLIAM THOMAS Sergeant 1334686 06/05/1943 21 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve United Kingdom N.E. corner. FITNESS, FREDERICK NORMAN Leading Aircraftman 959381 29/09/1946 33 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve United Kingdom N.E. Corner. HASLETT, FREDERICK IAN Gunner 1576896 […]

Ditton Heritage Centre

Ditton Heritage Centre has been established within an old Victorian building in the village to teach children in the style of a Victorian school. The classroom has been fully restored to represent a typical classroom of the Victorian era and children from the local area and further afield are encouraged to learn about how children […]

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