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Flushing Inn

Flushing Inn

Why ‘Flushing’? There are several theories as to the origin of the name. The most likely is that the street outside (Market Street) used to be known as ‘The Butchery’ and the old English word for a butcher was a “flesher”. The original Fleshers Inn, it is thought, became corrupted to Flushing Inn. The Building … read more …

First posted in Rye Buildings and Defences on 20th September 2010
Last updated: 21st January 2013
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Romney Marsh Churches

Romney Marsh Churches

The work of the Romney Marsh Historic Churches Trust is acknowledged and more information about the Trust and its work can be obtained from: The Romney Marsh Historic Churches Trust, C/o Mrs E Marshall, Lansdell House, Rolvenden, Kent. TN17 4LW (01580 241529) Still Standing on the Marsh Fourteen medieval churches still stand on the Marsh. … read more …

First posted in Romney Marsh on 14th October 2009
Last updated: 2nd November 2013
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