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Sandhurst in Kent

Sandhurst, Kent is close to the East Sussex border and the A268, which is the main road to London, runs through the village. The village is twinned with Heuringhem in Northern France. The village has a number of houses which still retain their original timber frames, some of which date back to the 15th century,

The church of St Nicholas is at Sandhurst Cross, about a mile from the village centre of today. A likely explanation for the inhabitants to have moved north was because the ridge road to Rye, (a Cinque Port), became more important.

The Sandhurst smock windmill, a well-known landmark, was built in 1844 and last worked in 1912. It had fallen into disrepair and suffered damage in the storm of 1987. The mill has now been rebuilt as house and provides wind-generated power.

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  • Ebb and Flow

    Saturday 29th June for 78 days @ 9:30am
    Location: Ticehurst

    With a mixture of detail, precision and rough abstract our artists interpret their emotive responses to the sea. Join us ... more

  • Crafts by the Rails

    Saturday 29th June for 2 days @ 10:00am
    Location: Tenterden

    Weald Crafts and K&ESR are hosting a Fair at Tenterden Town Station, displaying various hand-made items by local crafts people ... more

  • Hawkhurst Summer Fete

    Saturday 29th June @ noon
    Location: Hawkhurst

    Smugglers The Moor, Hawkhurst, TN18 4NT Sat 29th June 12 till late Ahoy! Live Music till late Dog Show Local ... more

  • Ikarus Inc

    Wednesday 17th July @ 7:30am
    Location: Sandhurst

    Open air theatre coming to Sandhurst Playing Fields on Wednesday 17 July with a play set in the 1950s in ... more

  • Summer Family Fun Days

    Wednesday 31st July @ 10:30am
    Location: Tenterden

    Affordable family fun days at Tenterden Garden Centre Activities include: - Face Painting - Cullen's Conjuring - Circus Workshop (11-12, ... more

  • Summer Family Fun Days

    Wednesday 14th August @ 10:30am
    Location: Tenterden

    Affordable family fun days at Tenterden Garden Centre Activities include: - Face Painting - Crazy Science Tent - Circus Workshop ... more

  • Charity Boot Fair

    Monday 26th August @ 7:00am
    Location: Peasmarsh

    Bank Holiday Charity Boot Fair - Jempson’s Superstore, Peasmarsh. Hard-standing pitch from £5 (donated to Rye Day Centre) gates open ... more

  • Outdoor Cinema - The Greatest Showman

    Wednesday 28th August
    Location: Ticehurst

    This one off special outdoor cinema event is not to be missed. All proceeds go to Hospice in the Weald. ... more

  • The Big Green Cardigan

    Friday 6th September for 3 days @ 4:00pm
    Location: Sedlescombe

    We are pleased to announce The Big Green Cardigan 2019 will take place over the weekend of 6th – 8th ... more

  • Rother Valley 10k Run

    Sunday 15th September
    Location: Northiam

    Bookings are open for this year's Rother Valley 10k on September 15th - www.rothervalley10k.co.uk. It's a challenging linear road race ... more

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