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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 […]

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 Inn House, Larkfield

785 London Road, East Malling, Kent ME20 6DE Grade II listed building which was a Farmhouse, subsequently inn, now shop. 15th Century with later 16th century additions. Timber framed, elevations of painted brick on coursed rubble stone plinth, rendered to north. Plat band. Plain tiled roof with slightly lower end cross-wing gables. 20th century boxed […]

Spotted Cow Tavern, Larkfield

742 London Road, Larkfield, Aylesford, Kent, ME20 6BG Now closed and demolished               In 1881 Alfred Whiffin Publican was 23 his wife Mary Ann Whiffin was 25. In 1901, Alfred was still the landlord his wife had died and his sons, Charles Whiffen a local Butcher 21 years and […]

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.   […]

The Monks Head – Grade II Listed

Public House and Nos 46-50 (even) – II Cottage row and public house. 17th century with 19th century public house. Nos 48 & 50, random galletted rubble stone, red brick dressings, exposed timber-framing with one wind brace on 1st floor of No 48, rendered on 1st floor of No 50. NOS 46 AND PUBLIC HOUSE. […]

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