Reculver Towers are all that remains os a Saxon church made within the remains of a Roman fort. Dramatic twin towers, known as the “Two Sisters” were added in the Read more [...]
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Our History and Heritage category brings all Coast Radar’s Kent listings related to looking for something to do or a place to visit together where they offer some form of historic or heritage based activity.
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The Pantiles is a Georgian colonnade in the town of Royal Tunbridge Wells. Formerly known as The Walks and the (Royal) Parade, it leads from the well that gave the Read more [...]
Richborough Fort was founded in AD 43 soon after the Romans landed in England to protect a major port of Roman Britain and was one of the start-points for Watling Read more [...]
The Weavers is one of the most famous and most photographed of Canterbury’s buildings. It was built, so all the books say, in 1500, and was intended to house the Read more [...]
Dover Museum collections include: Archaeology gallery — Dover and the Dover District Council area (including Deal and Walmer, which do not yet have their own town museum, only the Deal Read more [...]
Bayham Abbey, ruins of an abbey of Premonstratensian ‘white canons’, on the Kent-Sussex border. They include much of the 13th to 15th-century church, the chapter house, and a picturesque 14th-century Read more [...]
Smallhythe Place was Ellen Terry’s early 16th-century house, thatched barn theatre and cottage gardens. Collection of theatrical costumes and personal mementoes.
Sandwich corn smock mill and cottage were built in 1760. You can see the white windmill with original wooden machinery, museum and gift shop.
Milton Chantry, within Gravesham’s Heritage Quarter retaining its 14th-century timber roof, this was in turn part of a hospital, a chantry chapel, a public house, and a Georgian barracks, before Read more [...]
Whitstable is famous for its oysters. Whitstable Museum and Gallery is a heritage centre in Whitstable, and is notable for its displays showing the history of the local oyster trade Read more [...]
The Guildhall, a Grade II listed building in the town square, was built in 1579, with work in 1812 it was encased in yellow brick, this was removed 100 years Read more [...]
Dickens House Museum was once the home of Miss Mary Pearson Strong on whom Dickens based the character of Miss Betsey Trotwood in the novel “David Copperfield”. The house is Read more [...]