March 10th, 2017

Side Tracked, Church Micros and Village Signs
Pluckley - Smarden - Biddenden - St. Michael's - Tenterden - Bethersden - High Halden

C14th Nave with Crown Post Roof
St Nicholas, Pluckley
'Christ in Glory'
by Francis Stephens and John Hayward, 1954
St Nicholas, Pluckley
C15th Font carries the
arms of the Dering family
St Nicholas, Pluckley
'Annunciation'
by Francis Stephens and John Hayward, 1954
St Nicholas, Pluckley
Brass of Richard Malmains, d.1440
St Nicholas, Pluckley
Brass of Julyan Dering, d.1526
St Nicholas, Pluckley
Dering Chapel Monuments
St Nicholas, Pluckley
Brass of Richard Dering, d.1546
St Nicholas, Pluckley
Brass of John Dering, d.1517
St Nicholas, Pluckley
The church is known as the
'Barn of Kent' because of its
36ft wide C14th Nave
St Michael the Archangel, Smarden
Smarden 'Best Kept Village' Plaques for
1968, 1969, 1973, 1990, 1992 and 1993
St Michael the Archangel, Smarden
Bluebells in Flower at
St Michael the Archangel, Smarden
Painted Pipe Organ built by Bevington in Memory of William Hinds d.1869
St Michael the Archangel, Smarden
C14th Font
on eight columns of Bethersden marble
St Michael the Archangel, Smarden
Early C20th
Wall Paintings
St Michael the Archangel, Smarden
Window in Memory of Charlotte Elizabeth Haslewood (nee Dering) d.1867
by Ward and Hughes of London
St Michael the Archangel, Smarden
Early C20th
Wall Paintings
St Michael the Archangel, Smarden
Village Sign, Biddenden
Medieval building in Biddenden that has historic connections with the Flemish Weavers
All Saints, Biddenden
Church Micro 1935
Church Clock, 1878
All Saints, Biddenden
Village Sign, Tenterden
The line closed to all traffic in 1961
Tenterden Town Heritage Railway
Signal Box
Tenterden Town Railway Station
1. St Mary the Virgin, High Halden Church Micro 138
2. 'St George', 'Resurection', 'St Martin' in Memory of Basil Charles Wright d. 1918
3. Window to Commemorate 700 years of Christian Ministry 1886 - 1986
and in Memory of the Rofe Family, by Lawrence Lee, 1986
4. Icon of the 'Crucifixion'

St Mary the Virgin, High Halden
Tapestry Kneelers, St Mary the Virgin, High Halden
Village Sign
High Halden
Gillian and Max on the Village Green
High Haldon
Gillian and Max take it easy
St Margaret's Church, Bethersden
Monumental Brass
to William Lovelace, d.1459
St Margaret's Church, Bethersden
Ledger Stone of
George Choute with
the Choute Arms
St Margaret's Church, Bethersden
Monumental Brass to Thomas Lovelace, d.1591
St Margaret's Church, Bethersden
1. Window in Memory of Amelia Frances Ring by Wippell & Co, 1968
2. Window in Memory of Samuel Bright Hyland and Herbert Bright Hyland Killed at the Battle of the Somme, 1916, by C.E. Kempe, 1919
3. 'Ascension' in Memory of Arthur MacMichael d.1960,
his wife and son Nicholas designed by John Corley

St Margaret's Church, Bethersden

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