Westerham a small beautiful Kentish town
Westerham is a small former market town (pop c. 4000) to the south of London which has beautiful countryside in all directions, charming ancient buildings, with the traditional centre of church and green. On the latter there are 2 statues of famous former residents, James Wolfe, the victor of the Battle of Quebec in 1859 who grew up in the town and Winston Churchill who lived in the nearby house of Chartwell.
"St Mary's Church, Westerham"
Westerham was mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086 as a siginificant settlement. The present church of St Mary's dates back to 800 years. Famous residents baptised in the 14th century font are John Frith (1503-1533) who helped William Tyndale translate the Bible into English, General Wolfe, victor of the Battle of Quebec, and Winston Churchill's grandson.
The church is open daily during the hours of daylight