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History of Hucking

Hucking comes from the Old English ‘ingas’ meaning the ‘people of, people called after’ combined with a warlord’s name; therefore the ‘people of Hucca’.  

Hucking parish church is a Grade: II listed building, dedicated to Saint Margaret. The Normans built it around 1100 as a Chapel-of-Ease to All Saints, Hollingbourne. They added the south chapel in the 13th century and lengthened the chancel later that century. The Victorians carried out a major restoration in 1867…. more