The reader will find an informative account of the Britain that existed before the Romans came, of the benefits accruing from the Roman occupation, of subsequent invasions leading up t the Norman Conquest, and of the cross-Channel attempts that followed but fortunately failed. After examining the impact made on Kent by a variety of invaders, the author concentrates on the fascinating story of St Margaret's Bay, its early mention in the Domesday Book, how it was affected by the manorial system, its church and the important part played by the village as a vital link in our coastal defences.
Attention is finally focused on The Hermitage, now South Sands House, its history, its owners and occupants since 1859, its appearance today, and its present owner.
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