Petham village hall
Petham shown within Kent
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The village church is All Saints, Petham and is Grade I listed. It was built in the 13th century but suffered from a fire in 1922 and had to be reconstructed. The village hall has recently been rebuilt next to Marble pond on ground which has been known to flood in previous times.
Petham is famous for its beautiful surrounding landscapes and "chocolate box" style cottages.
It now incorporates Swarling to the north, which had "33.5" households in the Domesday Book, and is one of the type sites for British Iron Age Aylesford-Swarling pottery. The excavation, by J. P. Bushe-Fox, to publication took place in 1921-1925.
Garline Green, the village green with old style telephone box
- National Statistics Census 2001
- British listed buildings retrieved 20th July 2013
- Open Domesday, "Swarling"
- Cunliffe, Barry W., Iron Age Communities in Britain, Fourth Edition: An Account of England, Scotland and Wales from the Seventh Century BC, Until the Roman Conquest, near Figure 1.4, 2012 (4th edition), Routledge, google preview, with no page numbers
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