Historic Churches in Kent

By far the most popular historic church in the county is Canterbury Cathedral, a destination for pilgrims since the 12th century, but there are a wonderful variety of other fascinating churches to see. Look for the Heritage Rating to get an idea of how we ranked each church for its historic interest.











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British History Quiz

This financial institution was formed in 1694 to finance William III's French wars



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This Day in British History

26 September, 672

Synod of Hertford

The Synod of Hertford was a church gathering that proclaimed the supremacy of the see of Canterbury in the English church. The Archbishop of Canterbury was given the power to divide dioceses and to create new bishops.

Monarch Mayhem

This king imprisoned his mother Isabella at Castle Rising



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Marshside (Self catering)
Brew Cottage, Marshside

Brew Cottage

This delightful 18th century cottage is in the heart of the Kent countryside. This lovely Marshside cottage, near Herne Bay, can sleep five people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 5

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Sandwich (Self catering)
Stour Cottage, Sandwich

Stour Cottage

Kitchen. Sitting room with gas fire dining area and laminate floor. First floor: Double bedroom with four poster bed. Bathroom/WC (shower over bath).
Sleeps 2

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New Romney (Hotel)
The Ship Hotel

The Ship Hotel

The Ship Hotel New Romney is a 15th century pub & hotel situated in the heart of Romney Marsh. With a large restaurant seating over 70 people a conservatory a fully heated patio garden 10 comfortable en suite bedrooms & an indoor & outdoor bar. The hotel is tastefully decorated … more >>

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Sarre (Hotel)
Crown Inn

Crown Inn

A traditional village inn set in leafy grounds with easy access to local attractions and neighbouring business parks. The Crown Inn is Grade 1 listed 15th Century building, fully restored yet still retaining many original features. Brimming with history, the inn boasts visits from scores of glamorous stars of the … more >>

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