Harfleet House Bed and Breakfast

Harfleet House, 39 Strand Street, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 9DN - Tel: 01304 611173

History of Harfleet House in the Medieval town of Sandwich Kent

Dining room - in the past
Dining Room - present day
Henry 3rd and Edward 3rd

The name Harfleet (swift runner) was brought into England in the wake of the Norman invasion in the form of HARFOTR.

Now a medieval hall house of timber framed construction with three floors, two of which overhang Strand Street. The house once formed the frontage to the quayside and was originally owned by the monks of Christ Church, Canterbury.

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Suggested reading:

Sandwich. A study of the town and port from its origins to 1600. Written by Helen Clarke, Sarah Pearson, Mavis Mate and Keith Parfitt.

Walks through Historic Sandwich. Written by Helen Clarke.

Both published by Oxbow Books www.oxbowbooks.com