Farningham, The Bridge And Lion Hotel c.1955
Memories of Farningham
Me and my partner, Michael, moved in to number 1 Lion Cottages in March 2012. We love the house and its history, the village is quaint and idyllic, a perfect setting. Michael is 6 foot tall and cannot stand up in all areas of the house, but this adds to the character, a small sacrifice to make.
We currently live in this house, or to be correct the two cottages on the left which have been knocked through and made one, and luckily now with Central heating is quite warm and cosy. Like Mike and Rachael next door whom have also posted on this site, we also moved in in 2012, we love it, the views, surroundings, great neighbours, ...Read full memory
This house was where my grandma grew up, and her father before her. Her father was a gardener and her mother was a seamstress, she grew up to be a nurse. She currently lives in Bromley and is now 72 and has been married for over 50 years. She used to tell us tales of how the cottage regularly flooded ...Read full memory
I remember every Sunday while I was growing up, we (my family) would go to visit my grandparents. One of my favourite dinners they would cook for us was leg of lamb, yorkshire pudding, and all the trimmings to go with it. I always looked forward to seeing my grandparents. The garden they had was in teers and the ...Read full memory