Detail

Title ID 1123Collection ID46
TitleLenham (A Kentish Village)
Date[ca. 1936]
CollectionBarnes Brothers
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionActuality/Factual
ThemeRural Life
KeywordsBuildings Local History Rural Areas Villages
Location
LocalLenham
RegionalKent
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionA Barnes Brothers Production
CameraBill Barnes; John Barnes
DirectorBill Barnes; John Barnes
Other creditsBill Barnes & John Barnes (Scenario); Bill Barnes (Titles)
FormatBlack & White Silent
Duration4 min. 50 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

This amateur film with intertitles tours the quiet rural village of Lenham, highlighting its historical landmarks.

Description

The film starts in the heart of Lenham, at its historic market square. The quiet square is bordered by Tudor buildings, including The Old Chequers and The Dog and Bear Hotel. Tudor buildings are present throughout the entire village - The Old Forge is one of the oldest houses still standing. Images of Court Lodge Farm's tithe barn, St Mary's Church and the River Len complete this tour of Lenham.

Stills

a still from 'Lenham (A Kentish Village)' (ca.1936)