Chiddingstone, Kent

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Chiddingstone, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.

Old Maps of Chiddingstone

Historic Maps of Chiddingstone and the local area.

Memories of Chiddingstone
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Read and share your memories of Chiddingstone itself or of a particular photo of Chiddingstone.

I was born in Royal Tunbridge Wells, but then lived in one of the cottages, I think which was called Scragg's Farm in Cowden, Kent. My parent's, Frank and Beatrice, are of Italian heritage and worked as housekeeper and groundskeeper on the beautiful property. I don't have any specific memory because we soon (...Read full memory)

Around 1950 there was a boarding school established in the castle. A great feature for me were the routine supervised strolls around the local countryside including trips to the sugar white sandstone quarry,  the subterranean hideaway of Dick Turpin and his horse, hidden in a copse located in a (...Read full memory)