GALLERY

“A lovely rabbit hole to explore” – Rory Sutherland

This selection of over 300 previously unpublished pictures of Kent is taken from the thousands the author took while and after compiling Old Bunyard’s Kent Pride. They are arranged in a clockwise tour of the county, starting in Canterbury.

River Stour from The Friars Bridge, Canterbury

The Friars, Canterbury

Marlowe Theatre, The Friars, Canterbury

Bulkhead Statue, The Friars, Canterbury

Blackfriars from The Friars Bridge, Canterbury

All Saints’ Lane, Canterbury

Ducking stool, Old Weavers House, High Street, Canterbury

Greyfriars Garden, Canterbury

Great Stour from Water Lane bridge, Canterbury

Westgate Towers from Westgate Gardens, Canterbury

Meister Omer’s House, The Precincts, Canterbury

Canterbury War Memorial, Butter Market, Canterbury

Canterbury Cathedral from Palace Street, Canterbury

St Mary the Virgin Church, Fordwich

Town Hall, Fordwich

River Stour at Fordwich

The Harbour, Herne Bay

The Pier, Herne Bay

The Pier, Herne Bay

The Pier, Herne Bay

Remnant of the old Pier, Herne Bay

The Pier, Herne Bay

Amy Johnson tribute, Central Parade, Herne Bay

Reculver Towers, Reculver

St Mary’s Church, Reculver

Harbour Arm, Margate

Alkali Row, Margate

Tudor House, King Street, Margate

Marine Terrace, Margate

Palm Bay, Broadstairs

Kingsgate Bay, Kingsgate

Kingsgate Castle, Kingsgate

Whiteness Road, Kingsgate

Stone Bay, Broadstairs

Fort Road, Broadstairs

Viking Bay, Broadstairs

WW2 toilets, Ramsgate Tunnels, Ramsgate

Seafront, Ramsgate

Seafront, Ramsgate

Marine Parade, Ramsgate

Maritime Museum, East Crosswall, Ramsgate

Military Road, Ramsgate

Royal Harbour, Ramsgate

St Augustine’s Road, Ramsgate

Pugin-designed house and church, St Augustine’s Road, Ramsgate

Abandoned hoverport car-park, Pegwell Bay

Abandoned hoverport walkway, Pegwell Bay

Pegwell Bay Country Park

Richborough Castle, Richborough

Strand Street, Sandwich

River Stour from the Toll Bridge, Sandwich

The Bulwark, Sandwich

Canterbury Road, Wingham

The Street, Goodnestone

The Street, Goodnestone


Church of the Holy Cross from Goodnestone Park gardens, Goodnestone


Goodnestone Park gardens, Goodnestone

Goodnestone Park gardens, Goodnestone

Goodnestone Park, Goodnestone

West Street, Finglesham

Walmer Castle, Walmer

Walmer Castle gardens, Walmer

Walmer Castle gardens, Walmer

Dover Castle, Dover

View north-west from the Great Tower, Dover Castle, Dover

Western Heights from the Great Tower, Dover Castle

Throne Room, the Great Tower, Dover Castle, Dover

Anti-aircraft gun, Dover Castle, Dover

Western Heights, Dover

Samphire Hoe, Dover

Samphire Hoe seafront, Dover

Vicarage Lane, Elham

Leas Lift from Lower Sandgate Road, Folkestone

Sea mist, Folkestone Beach

Lower Leas Coastal Park, Folkestone

‘The Shelf’, Lower Leas Coastal Park, Folkestone

The Leas, Folkestone

Metropole Hotel, The Leas, Folkestone

Town sign, High Street, Sandgate

Martello Terrace, Sandgate

Beach management operations, Sandgate

Saltwood Castle, Castle Road, Saltwood

Saltwood Castle, Castle Road, Saltwood

Saltwood Castle estate, Castle Road, Saltwood

Javelin train racing through Westenhanger station

Abandoned Folkestone Racecourse, Westenhanger

St Mary the Virgin Church, St Mary in the Marsh

Romney Marsh

Romney Marsh

Dungeness

Dungeness

Dungeness

Dungeness

Dungeness

Dungeness New Lighthouse

Royal Military Canal, Appledore

Royal Military Canal, Appledore

The Street, Appledore

The Street, Appledore

Defibrillator station, The Street, Appledore

Bilsington Monument, New Church Road, Bilsington

The Green, Woodchurch

High Street, Tenterden

War Memorial, High Street, Tenterden

High Street, Tenterden

Smallhythe Road, Tenterden

Isolated thunderstorm over Tenterden

Rolvenden Windmill, Benenden Road, Rolvenden

Thomas Gibbon Monypenny’s house, Hole Park, Cranbrook

Hole Park gardens, Cranbrook

The Climbing Bears, Hole Park gardens, Cranbrook

Hole Park gardens, Cranbrook

Hole Park gardens, Cranbrook

Hole Park, Cranbrook

Sissinghurst Castle, Cranbrook

Sissinghurst Castle gardens, Cranbrook

Sissinghurst Castle gardens, Cranbrook

Sissinghurst Castle, Cranbrook

Sissinghurst Castle lake, Cranbrook

St Mary’s Church, Goudhurst

Star & Eagle Hotel, Goudhurst

The pond, Goudhurst

Bedgebury Pinetum, Goudhurst

Bedgebury Pinetum, Goudhurst

Bedgebury Pinetum, Goudhurst

Bewl Water, Lamberhurst

Bewl Water, Lamberhurst

Bewl Water, Lamberhurst

Scotney New Castle, Lamberhurst, former home of Lady Thatcher

Scotney New Castle, Lamberhurst

Scotney Old Castle gardens, Lamberhurst

Scotney Old Castle, Lamberhurst

Scotney Old Castle, Lamberhurst

Scotney Old Castle lake, Lamberhurst

Boathouse, Scotney Old Castle, Lamberhurst

Thatched ice-house, Scotney Old Castle, Lamberhurst

Chalybeate spring, Scotney Old Castle, Lamberhurst

Bayham Old Abbey, Little Bayham

Bayham Old Abbey, Little Bayham

Bayham Old Abbey, Little Bayham

Matfield Green, Maidstone Road, Matfield

Groombridge Place gardens, Groombridge

Groombridge Place gardens, Groombridge

Zedonk, Groombridge Place estate, Groombridge

Groombridge Place estate, Groombridge

Groombridge Place estate, Groombridge

Enchanted Forest, Groombridge Place, Groombridge

Groombridge Place Enchanted Forest, Groombridge

Enchanted Forest, Groombridge Place, Groombridge

Raptor display, Groombridge Place estate, Groombridge

Hever Castle, Hever

Hever Castle, Hever

Hever Castle, Hever

Hever Castle gardens, Hever

Hever Castle gardens, Hever

Hever Castle gardens, Hever

Hever Castle gardens, Hever

Astrolabe and topiary chess set, Hever Castle gardens, Hever

Hever Castle gardens, Hever

Hever Castle gardens, Hever

Hever Castle gardens, Hever

Hever Castle gardens, Hever

Hever Castle lake, Hever

Hever Castle lake, Hever

Hever Castle lake, Hever

Hever Castle lake, Hever

Chiddingstone Castle

Chiddingstone Castle

Chiddingstone Castle estate

Chiddingstone Castle estate

Chiddingstone Castle lake

Chiddingstone Castle lake

Sidney family porcupine, Penshurst Place gardens, Penshurst

Penshurst Place gardens, Penshurst

Penshurst Place gardens, Penshurst

Topiary bear, Penshurst Place gardens, Penshurst

Penshurst Place gardens, Penshurst

Penshurst Place gardens, Penshurst

Penshurst Place gardens, Penshurst

Penshurst Place gardens, Penshurst

River Medway, Tonbridge

Tonbridge Castle, Tonbridge

River Medway from Hartlake bridge

The Hop Farm, Branbridges Road, Beltring

The Hop Farm, Branbridges Road, Beltring

High Street, Hadlow

Hadlow Tower from Church Street, Hadlow

Hadlow Tower, Hadlow

Ightham Mote, Ivy Hatch

Ightham Mote, Ivy Hatch

Ightham Mote, Ivy Hatch

Dog kennel, Ightham Mote, Ivy Hatch

Ightham Mote gardens, Ivy Hatch

Ightham Mote gardens, Ivy Hatch

Ightham Mote gardens, Ivy Hatch

Ightham Mote gardens, Ivy Hatch

Wilmot Hill, Ivy Hatch

Wilmot Hill, Ivy Hatch

Riverhill Himalayan Gardens, Riverhill

Riverhill Himalayan Gardens, Riverhill

Riverhill Himalayan Gardens, Riverhill

The Weald from ‘Little Everest’, Riverhill Himalayan Gardens, Riverhill

‘Little Everest, Riverhill Himalayan Gardens, Riverhill

Aeroplane crossing the sun above ‘Little Everest, Riverhill Himalayan Gardens, Riverhill

Emmetts Garden, Ide Hill

Emmetts Garden, Ide Hill

Emmetts Garden, Ide Hill

Emmetts Garden, Ide Hill

Emmetts Garden, Ide Hill

Emmetts Garden, Ide Hill

Toys Hill, Brasted Chart

Knole, Sevenoaks

Knole, Sevenoaks

Knole, Sevenoaks

Knole, Sevenoaks

Knole, Sevenoaks

Knole Park, Sevenoaks

The Vine, Sevenoaks

The Vine, Sevenoaks

The eight oaks of the Vine, Sevenoaks

Great Comp, St Mary’s Platt

Great Comp Garden, St Mary’s Platt

Great Comp Garden, St Mary’s Platt

Wrangling Lane, Great Buckland

Holly Hill Wood, Great Buckland

Holly Hill Wood, Great Buckland

Holly Hill Wood, Great Buckland

Holly Hill Wood, Great Buckland

London skyline from Holly Hill Wood, Great Buckland

Rochester skyline from across the River Medway

Rochester Bridge from Rochester Castle, Rochester

Rochester Castle from Rochester Bridge, Rochester

The Esplanade and River Medway from Rochester Castle, Rochester

Rochester Cathedral, Boley Hill, Rochester

Boley Hill, Rochester

Jasper’s Gatehouse, High Street, Rochester

Guildhall Museum, High Street, Rochester

Guildhall Museum, High Street, Rochester

High Street, Rochester

High Street, Rochester

The Vines, Crow Lane, Rochester

Section of Roman wall, Corporation Street, Rochester

Huguenot Museum, Corporation Street, Rochester

Blue Bell Hill from Sandling

Blue Bell Hill, Aylesford

View southwards from Kits Coty, Chatham Road, Aylesford

Little Kits Coty, Rochester Road, Aylesford

Sun setting over Aylesford

Sunset over Aylesford

The Friars lake, Aylesford

Black swans, The Friars lake, Aylesford

Great Courtyard, The Friars, Aylesford

Great Courtyard, The Friars, Aylesford

Carmelite crest, Watergate, The Friars, Aylesford

Gatehouse, The Friars, Aylesford

Rosary Way, The Friars, Aylesford

Rosary Way, The Friars, Aylesford

Statue of Virgin Mary, The Friars, Aylesford

Peace Garden, The Friars, Aylesford

Allington Lock, Castle Road, Allington

Gallagher Stadium, James Whatman Way, Maidstone

County Road, Maidstone

HM Prison, County Road, Maidstone

Camden Street, Maidstone

Chillington Manor, St Faith’s Street, Maidstone

Brenchley Gardens, Maidstone

Corpus Christi Hall, Earl Street, Maidstone

Gabriel’s Hill, Maidstone

Maidstone Grammar School, Barton Road, Maidstone

Mote Park, Maidstone

Miniature railway, Mote Park, Maidstone

Mote Park lake, Maidstone

River Len, Mote Park, Maidstone

Memorial pavilion, Mote Park, Maidstone

River Medway, Teston Bridge Country Park, Teston

Paddleboarding on the River Medway, Teston

Teston Lock and Weir, Teston

Under Teston Bridge looking upstream, Teston

Teston Bridge, Teston

White Horse Park, Detling Hill

Ash Project, White Horse Park, Detling Hill

Thurnham Castle, Castle Hill, Thurnham

Hang-gliders over Castle Hill, Thurnham


Village Green, Bearsted


Majors Fishing Lakes, Ashford Road, Bearsted

Old Loose Hill, Loose

Loose Stream, Loose

Loddington Lane, Linton

Alpacas, Peens Lane, Boughton Monchelsea

Food producer David Catt, Wierton Hill, Boughton Monchelsea

Buttercups Sanctuary for Goats, Wierton Road, Boughton Monchelsea

Sutton Valence Castle, Rectory Lane, Sutton Valence

Sutton Valence Castle, Rectory Lane, Sutton Valence

Burberry Lane, Leeds

Leeds Castle from Len Valley Walk

Leeds Castle from Len Valley Walk

Bridge over the River Len, Broomfield

Hollingbourne Manor, Upper Street, Hollingbourne

Upper Street, Hollingbourne

Pilgrims Way, Harrietsham

Pilgrims Way, Harrietsham

Sunset, Pilgrims Way, Harrietsham

Marley, Dickley Lane, Lenham

Faversham Road, Lenham

Commemoration of Queen Anne’s stay in 1704, Faversham Road, Lenham

Faversham Road, Lenham

Maidstone Road, Lenham

The Square, Lenham

The Square, Lenham

Chalk Cross, Ashford Road, Lenham

Pilgrims Way, Lenham

Pilgrims Way, Lenham

Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn over Lenham

View south from Liverton Hill, Sandway

Coldbridge Wood, Boughton Malherbe

Coldbridge Wood, Boughton Malherbe

Coldbridge Wood, Boughton Malherbe

Coldbridge Wood, Boughton Malherbe

Tom ‘Doctor Who’ Baker’s waiting headstone, Boughton Malherbe

Egerton House Road, Egerton

Egerton House Road, Egerton

Greensand Way, Egerton

Greensand Way, Egerton

Greensand Way, Egerton

St James’s Church graveyard, Egerton

Micro-library, Stonebridge Green

Tile Lodge Road, Charing Heath

Charing Racecourse, Maidstone Road, Charing

Market Place, Charing

Market Place, Charing

Great Hall, Archbishop’s Palace, Market Place, Charing

Pett Place, Charing

Stalisfield Road, Charing

Dering Wood, Pluckley

Dering Wood, Pluckley

Dering Wood, Pluckley

Dering Wood, Pluckley

WW2 pillbox, Smarden Road, Pluckley

The Street, Little Chart

St Mary’s Church, Pluckley Road, Little Chart

Coldham Wood, Little Chart Forstal

Hothfield Common, Hothfield

Hothfield Common, Hothfield

Hothfield Common, Hothfield

Hothfield Common, Hothfield

Hothfield Common, Hothfield

Hothfield Common, Hothfield

Way marker, Hothfield Common, Hothfield

Hothfield Common, Hothfield
Hothfield Bogs, Hothfield

Hothfield Bogs, Hothfield

Hothfield Bogs, Hothfield

Hothfield Bogs, Hothfield

Hothfield Bogs, Hothfield

Hothfield Bogs, Hothfield

Outer Gate Lodge, Waterfall Road, Hothfield

Godinton House, Ashford

Godinton House gardens, Ashford

Godinton House gardens, Ashford

Pet cemetery, Godinton House, Ashford

Godinton House lake, Ashford

Godinton House gardens, Ashford

Insect house, Godinton House gardens, Ashford

Eastwell Lake, Eastwell

Eastwell Towers, Eastwell

Sculpture Trail, King’s Wood, Challock

The Devil’s Kneading Trough, Wye

Taylors Hill, Chilham

Ashford Road, Badlesmere Lees

Stalisfield Road, Stalisfield

Stalisfield Road, Stalisfield

Belmont House gardens, Throwley

Belmont House gardens, Throwley

Belmont House gardens, Throwley

Hetty’s Secret Grove, Belmont House gardens, Throwley

Belmont House estate, Throwley

Belmont Cricket Ground, Throwley

Belmont cricket pavilion and Prospect Tower, Throwley

Doddington Place gardens

Doddington Place gardens

Doddington Place gardens

Doddington Place gardens

Doddington Place gardens

Doddington Place gardens

Doddington Place gardens

Doddington Place gardens

Doddington Place gardens

Doddington Place gardens

Doddington Place gardens

Doddington Place lodge

Four Oaks Road, Ospringe

Brogdale Farm, Faversham

Arden’s House, Abbey Street, Faversham

Mount Ephraim House, Staple Street, Faversham

Mount Ephraim Gardens, Staple Street, Faversham

Mount Ephraim Gardens, Staple Street, Faversham

Mount Ephraim Gardens, Staple Street, Faversham

Mount Ephraim Gardens, Staple Street, Faversham

The Mizmaze, Mount Ephraim Gardens, Staple Street, Faversham

Staple Street from Mount Ephraim Gardens, Faversham

Elmley Nature Reserve, Sheppey

Elmley Nature Reserve, Sheppey

Traditional shepherds’ huts, Elmley Nature Reserve, Sheppey

Birdspotting from Swale viewing screen, Elmley Nature Reserve, Sheppey

Mallard, Elmley Nature Reserve, Sheppey

Coot with onlooking brood, Elmley Nature Reserve, Sheppey

Lost village of Elmley, Sheppey

Abandoned schoolhouse, Elmley Nature Reserve, Sheppey

Ridham Dock Biomass Facility at Iwade from across the Swale

Gulls milling over Shellness Road, Shellness

Short Brothers memorial, Shellness Road, Leysdown-on-Sea

North Kent coast from Shellness Beach

Beach at low tide, Seasalter

Beach huts, Seasalter

High Street, Whitstable

Horsebridge Road, Whitstable

Harbour Street, Whitstable

Oggies Alley, Whitstable

Oyster store, the Harbour, Whitstable

The Harbour, Whitstable

The Harbour, Whitstable

The Harbour, Whitstable

Seafront, Tankerton

Marine Parade from The Street, Tankerton

The Street, Tankerton

Ribbon development, A20

Ribbon development, A20

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