Eastry, Sandwich Hill c.1960
Memories of Eastry
My grandfather Ernest Ladd, born Eastry 1878, is buried in the churchyard. Although as a child when visiting my grandmother we would tend the grave and put flowers on it, I only have a vague recollection of its location. My ...Read full memory
There are plenty of brick walls along most country lanes and so I am having trouble placing this. It might be near to Selson Farm which is actually not too far from Hammill brickworks. The clay under the chalk ...Read full memory
Eastry has a Roman Road through it but was also important as a place where we imagine important people stopped on the drive between Dover and Sandwich, the Cinque Ports. The Bull Pub on the left behind the trees, had a ...Read full memory
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
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