Eastry, Sandwich Hill c.1960

Eastry, Sandwich Hill c.1960

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Memories of Eastry

Sense Of History

There is a sense of history by walking along Church Street with its deep guttering, for the times when and where horses were the transport and along to the Church, the Palace Of Eastry, Eastry Court and then Eastry farm and the ...Read full memory

A memory of Eastry by Michael Mitchell

The Cross

Most of the names state the obvious. This is an important crossroad. Turn right to go to Mill Green along Mill Lane. Turn left to go to Vye's Stores (pre-1960) and then to the Church in Church Lane or down Brook Lane, where we assume ...Read full memory

A memory of Eastry by Michael Mitchell

Norman Church And Palace

Eastry used to be a very significant part of east Kent. The Norman church was built on the foundations of a previous church, which must have been built over a thousand years ago. It is said, there was a palace here for ...Read full memory

A memory of Eastry by Michael Mitchell

Village Hall, Roman Road

Eastry has an important history and this is the Roman Road which went to Woodnesborough (after the god 'Woden') and to Sandwich to the right. The village hall to the left, through the open gates was the infants' school ...Read full memory

A memory of Eastry by Michael Mitchell

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