TR1056 : New Town St, Chartham Hatch

taken 9 years ago, near to Chartham Hatch, Kent, Great Britain

New Town St, Chartham Hatch
New Town St, Chartham Hatch
Chartham Hatch

Chartham Hatch is the northern upper part of the village of Chartham, also known as a hamlet, of around 200 houses. It is surrounded by small woods and its orchards of apples and pears. Village Hall, formerly the school, is in the centre.

Chartham :: TR1055

Chartham is a village in Kent, 4 miles south west of Canterbury.
It is located on the Great Stour river which provides power for the paper mills. The name literally means ‘Village on rough ground’. Paper making has been a major occupation for the last 625 years. The Paper Mill in Chartham dates from the late eighteenth century.
The village is served by Chartham railway station.
The church of St Mary the Virgin is located next to the village green and contains the oldest peal of bells in Kent. It was built in 1294.
The village is part of the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 10 April, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 29 June, 2013
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 1039 5658 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:16.1713N 1:0.8785E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 1039 5656
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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