Hops – Part Two

By Arthur Woodgate

Having left school there was no more thought of hops (except one could not help seeing them everywhere), for some years, then in the thirties I was asked by the then foreman of the Stuart May hop and fruit estate, to build two brick coppers at crutches farm, Icklesham. Continue reading Hops – Part Two

Wharehouses At The Strand

From a water colour by Austin Bloomfield

The warehouses at The Strand still stand today. They are a reminder of Rye’s maritime past when many ships used to dock in The Strand and unload their cargos of grain, timber, basic slag, coal etc. into these and other warehouses and yards dotted around the area. Continue reading Wharehouses At The Strand

Tenterden London Rail Link

Few passengers that pass through Robertsbridge Railway Station will be aware that in its old sidings The Rother Valley Railway Supporters Association (RVRSA) is busy beavering away with its restoration and preservation of the line and rolling stock to Bodiam. Continue reading Tenterden London Rail Link