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to the  parish of Lenham, the village with its medieval market square, the chalky hillside of the Kent Downs above it, the heath with its open skies and the fruitful land of Liverton. We invite you for a stroll through Lenham's history and heritage. Perhaps you can walk through this place with open eyes and see the footsteps of people who walked here before you and made the place what it is today. It will be up to us, both, old and new residents, to take Lenham into a future where the past is cherished for its merits, the natural environment is safeguarded and community thrives,




this website is currently administered by the local history group 'Lenham Heritage'. We share a love of learning, but we are not professional historians or website designers. Please bear with us as we add more pages.

We recently added  

to tab Farming: Articles on farming in Lenham.

Sale of Chilston Estate 1948

to tab Public Houses: The Harrow Inn in Warren Street,

                              The Plough on Liverton Hill

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Publications about Lenham:

Discovering Ancient Lenham, *Reports from Lenham Archaeological Society

        Volume 1                     2006

        Volume 1  Edition 2    2008

        Volume 1 Edition 3     2011

*Myers, Amy   Lenham and the Great War: Those Who Served in War and Peace

                         Publ. 2014

*Cockett Jean/ Myers Amy Lenham and Boughton Malherbe in Old Photographs

*The Story of St Mary’s Church, Lenham by Friends of St. Mary's

£15 for a group of 5. Any additional visitor £3  in addition. All proceeds to website funds.

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