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A steep lane, called Hamon Hill, leads to an elevated spot, commanding a fine view of the town and the environs. The store houses and workshops are admirably arranged, and can equip a first rate man-of-war in a few days. Many of the houses are old; and one with a carved front, in High Street, is pointed out as having been the residence of certain famous ship builders of the 16th and 17th centuries. The mast house is 240 feet long, and 120 wide; the rope house is 1,110 feet long and 50 wide; the smith's shop contains 40 forges; and the saw mills have eight saw frames, with capacity for 240 saws, and two circular saw benches, with windlasses and capstans for supplying them with wood. 'Notes on the churches in the counties of Kent, Sussex, and Surrey, mentioned in Domesday book, and those of more recent date'.
If you enjoy your water sports, then Seaview Holiday Park is the place to be! The original chapel still stands, and continues to be used; but only the east end of it is ancient. Except as otherwise noted, all other population levels represent just those living in the part of Chatham parish that lays within Chatham and Gillingham Hundred. The rectory of Luton and the vicarage of Brompton are separate benefices. Bartholomew's hospital was founded for lepers, in 1078; is now a new hospital, with 50 beds, and with a government lock branch; and has an endowed income of about£1,760. **The entire population, including those from the part of the parish that lays within Rochester Borough, for 18 is shown here. The manor belonged, in the time of Edward the Confessor, to Earl Godwin; was given by the Conqueror to Hamon de Crevecœur; and passed to the Badlesmeres, the Despensers, the Wentworths, and others. A Presbyterian church on a site given by the War Office, is a neat structure of galvanized iron, erected in 1861. Races were formerly run, but have been discontinued. The town forms a continuous line of edifice with Rochester; consists chiefly of narrow streets; and presents, in a strong light, the aspects of old large seaports. Mary's, or the parish church, was rebuilt in 1788; incorporates a doorway of a previous old Norman edifice; is itself an ungainly structure; and contains several monuments, preserved from the previous church, one of them a brass of Stephen Borough, the discoverer of the northwest passage to Russia in 1553. John's church was built in 1821, by the Parliamentary Commissioners, at a cost of nearly £15,000; and was extensively altered in 1869. Paul's church was built in 1854, and is in the Norman style. The Roman Catholic church is a brick edifice, with little external ornament, built in 1863. The dockyard is nearly a mile long, walled round and fortified; and contains four wet docks, with capacity for the largest vessels, one of them a tidal basin, 400 feet by 96, completed in 1857. There is a regular Bus service that takes you from the park entrance into all the local small towns and villages, running every 15 minutes.The local area has so much to offer you; we have top class restaurants, local pubs which have top local bands and probably the best carveries around, take-aways catering to every taste nearby, fresh sea food shops and convenience stores which sells anything you will need for your weekend trips to your caravan * 337 day owner season * Large Bar, Restaurant and clubhouse with a friendly and welcoming atmosphere!That means you are able to offset the cost of owning your own holiday home here, and you won’t have to lift a finger! Here you can Order a free Brochure and DVD, Arrange a visit to the park, investigate your finance options, or ask a question to our dedicated sales team.We will take care of everything for you*** Call 01227 794748 NOW! Johns Road, Swalecliffe, Kent, CT5 2RY *****Starting as a small family business in the village of Willerby in 1946, Willerby pride themselves on manufacturing all of their holiday homes here in the UK using their 70 years of industry experience. You have vast areas of open water right on your doorstep. Chatham, Rochester, Gillingham and Maidstone are all within 45 mins by car, with London being 1 hour away.Equally, if you prefer to hunt for crab or simply sit and enjoy the tranquil views, the world is your oyster at Seaview Holiday Park. All the major supermarkets are within a 15 min radius and both Asda and Tesco deliver to park, if you do not want to travel. Chestfield train station is only 10 mins on foot, taking you either into London or wherever you want to go.