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Holy Trinity Churchyard
Also known as: East Peckham, Holy Trinity Churchyard
Church Lane
East Peckham
Tonbridge and Malling Borough
Kent  England
Postal Code: TN12

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East Peckham is a village in Kent, England, made up of nine hamlets and situated about 5 miles east of Tonbridge on the River Medway. It was the centre for the hop growing industry in Kent and is still home to the Hop Farm which has the world's largest collection of Oast Houses. The village was originally sited a few miles away towards Mereworth, much closer to the village of West Peckham. Gradually the centre of population of the village moved to be closer to the River Medway, largely abandoning the original site. St Michael's church still stands on high ground near the original village centre but is no longer in use. Now cared for by the Churches Conservation Trust it is open daily. The River Bourne flows through the parish, and formerly powered a watermill (Little Mill) before joining the River Medway. The parish church of the Holy Trinity was built in the new centre around 1840. In the churchyard are one wargrave from the First World War and two from WWII.The first motor car built in the United Kingdom was built in East Peckham in 1895 and in this churchyard is the grave of the famous James Pimm. (text by Geoffrey Gillon)
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Holy Trinity Churchyard
Added by: geoffrey gillon
Holy Trinity Churchyard
Added by: geoffrey gillon
Holy Trinity Churchyard
Added by: geoffrey gillon
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