October 2018

A Tower with a view

Lollard’s Tower at Lambeth Palace is named after the nickname for heretics, who were reputed to have been imprisoned in the atmospheric timber lined cell to the top floor. The imposing Kentish Ragstone tower dates from 1435 and was built by Archbishop Chichele. ...

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Ragtime at the Quarry

As we are well underway with major repairs to the Kentish Ragstone Tower at Lambeth Palace we took the opportunity of accepting an invitation to visit the Gallagher Hermitage quarry at Maidstone. Our morning visit was very informative to see the extraction, processing and...

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