Old Maps of Benenden

Historic Maps of Benenden and the local area.

Memories of Benenden

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I was born in 1938 at Beacon Hall Cottage opposite the windmill on Beacon Hill. A year later war broke out and so I spent my infant years watching the war effort by our troops. In the field in front of the house were the Canadian artillary and in the top field the British guns so life was quite noisy. We used to (...Read full memory)

Benenden was my home for the first 5 years of my life. We lived in Greenwood, a lovely white Kentish weather-boarded house on the Cranbrook Road, sadly knocked down and modernised a couple of years ago. I was born on February 14, 1940 in a glorious country house in Langley called Rumwood Court, (...Read full memory)