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Church of The Holy Trinity Larkfield, Kent

Grade II listed Church. 1854. By R P Pope. Kentish ragstone rubble with ashlar dressings in an early English style. Nave with west bellcote, south porch and south aisle, separate chancel. Roof of plain tiles except pantiles over south aisle. WEST FRONT. Very tall angle buttresses with single lower central buttress separating single lancets. Large […]

KM Group History

Over 150 years of history Charles Dickens published A Tale of Two Cities. Queen Victoria had been on the throne for 22 years. And the Maidstone Telegraph, forerunner of the Kent Messenger, was born. It was 1859. A loaf of bread was 10 pence (4p). A bottle of gin was 3 shillings (15p). And Maidstone’s […]

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.   […]

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