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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)          […]

Local History Books

Wrens Cross Police Station History The former headquarters of Kent County Constabulary could finally be redeveloped after lying empty for almost two decades. Wrens Cross, on Upper Stone Street, Maidstone has fallen into disrepair since Kent County Council quit the site in 1997 and has been at the centre of several proposed developments. Regeneration of […]

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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