Little Chart church
Little Chart shown within Kent
|Area||6.01 km2 (2.32 sq mi)|
|Population||234 (Civil Parish)|
|– density||39/km2 (100/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|Civil parish||Little Chart|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||South East Coast|
|EU Parliament||South East England|
- Little Chart Forstal (the term forstal means the land in front of a farm and farmyard; cp Painters Forstal). Colloquially known as The Forstal, it is home to Little Chart Cricket Club.
- Rooting Street
The river flowing eastwards, passing a long mill pond and mill on its way, is the West Stour.
The secular property that would have had the highest grading of listed building in the parish, Surrenden Park, half in Pluckley, was owned by the Dering family for over 400 years; the family estate covered about four square miles of Kent. Part of their property was Calehill Park, to the north. Neither property now exists: Surrenden succumbed to fire in 1952; Calehill was demolished in 1951.
The original village church, to St Mary the Virgin and the Holy Rood, was wrecked in 1944 by a V-1 flying bomb during World War II; it stood on a site further upstream from the village, near Chart Court. The new church is now within the village.
The Ford Paper Mill, named after the one-time ford over the Great Stour, has a long history, and is still in operation dealing in salvaged paper.
- Key Statistics; Quick Statistics: Population Density United Kingdom Census 2011 Office for National Statistics Retrieved 10 May 2014
- Painters Forstal
- The Surrenden Estate
- Calehill Park
- Little Chart old church
- Little Chart new church
- Ford Paper Mill history
- The Swan Inn
- Monks, Mick (2008-12-03). "Obituary: Jonathan Bates". guardian.co.uk (London). Retrieved 2011-10-09.
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