Copyright Kent Past 2010
The History of Kent
Leave your email address to receive Kent Past Times free every month
History of East Barming
East Barming origin and meaning are unclear; a later suffix distinguishes it from West Barming. The Domesday Book records East Barming as Bermelinge.
East Barming parish church is a Grade: II listed building, dedicated to Saint Margaret
of Antioch. The Normans built it in the 13th century with additions in the following
100 years. They added the tower, with stair turret and needle-