For two thousand years, the ‘peaceful undulating country of East Kent’ had pursued ‘an agricultural and seaside existence, perturbed by nothing more agitating than an ephemeral military conquest or so!’ But in 1931, as Patrick Abercrombie noted, a new coalfield seemed destined to change all that: (1) That deep peace is now permanently invaded; for, […]

via Aylesham and the Planning of the East Kent Coalfield, Part I — Municipal Dreams

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