The Malling Society

Preserving the rural character of West Malling and its environs

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‘Buildings and People of Bygone Mereworth’

A talk at the Clout Institute

September 21st – Wednesday – 8pm. Presented by Andrew Wells, the most knowledgeable local historian, who will give a fully illustrated talk.


Twitch Heritage Centre

will next be open on Saturday/Sunday 10th/11th September 2016

This will be for the West Malling ‘Heritage Weekend’ (other open properties TBC). Douce’s Manor is a private residence, the house and grounds are not open to the public. Parking on St. Leonard’s...

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Malling Abbey Cascade

The cascade in Swan Street, West Malling is listed by English Heritage as a Late Georgian ornamental feature incorporating re-used medieval fragments from…

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Twitch Heritage Centre

The Twitch Heritage Centre is situated in the basement of Douces Manor in St. Leonard’s Street and is open to the public up to 20 times a year. Entrance is free and the exhibition…

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St. Leonard’s Tower

The tower is a mysterious survival. It is thought by some to have been part of a castle built between 1077 and 1108 by Gundulf, Bishop of Rochester, who founded St Mary’s Abbey…

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