Dymchurch, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Dymchurch and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

A Long Happy Association

My family has had a long association with Dymchurch since the 1890s, first at Barn House and later at Grantchester Cottage in Sycamore Gardens. Six of my family are buried in the churchyard and two are named on the war memorial. I first visited aged 7 in 1946, have done so ever since and have met the welcoming new ...Read full memory

Dymchurch

Hello, This is a bit of a long shot but I am just doing some research into a house my sister has recently moved into. I was wondering if anyone knew when the houses on the sands estate (Lower Sands) were built roughly. we have been visiting Dymchurch all our lives (she is 42) and it has been there all that time. I am struggling to find much information. Thank you

A memory of Dymchurch

White Gables

I had several really good holidays in Dymchurch in the early 1970's . I stayed with my family at White Gables Guest House , at the time run by a Mr and Mrs Beecroft. It was a beautiful thatched building on The Oval , very near the beach. It had a big garden and I remembering playing in there and drinking coke out of glass bottle ...Read full memory

A memory of Dymchurch by davidblake864