Ryarsh village is nestled at the foot of the North Downs in Kent, around 1 mile North West of West Malling. Home to approximately 1,000 people, the village has been in existence since c.1050 and is centred around the Duke Of Wellington pub, itself established in 1516.

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Ryarsh Sandpit Video – Please share

Please share this video with your friends & neighbours. It shows the site of the proposed sandpit, and what we can expect from quarrying in the area.

Ryarsh proposed site of 3.1m tonne sand quarry for 24 years of excavation

Kent County Council are considering Ryarsh as a location for a sand quarry. The site, on the western side of Roughetts Road will be subject to 24 years of excavation and 5 years of restoration. Lorries will be entering from the A20 and then using Roughetts Road when fully loaded to exit the site. The […]

The Duke’s old bell rings time again

This bell was recently given to Helen & Jon by a family who visited the Duke recently. The last time this bell was in the pub was when it was run by Miss Hariet Capon, who was landlady from 1887 to 1905, following on from Joseph Capon who was landlord from 1835 to 1887. It’s […]

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