Biddenden is a village that lies on the Weald of Kent, some five miles north of Tenterden. It was centre for Wealden iron industry and also of clothmaking. During the reign of Edward III some Flemish clothworkers settled in the area. The ready availability of raw materials led to the establishment of an industry for the production of broadcloth.
There is a local legend of Siamese twins being born in the village in 1100.
The Maids of Biddenden (http://www.villagenet.co.uk/highweald/villages/biddenden.php)
Tudor Cottage is situated in the heart of Biddenden village, surrounded by the beauty of the Kentish Wealden countryside.
Built at a time when Biddenden was the centre of a rich woollen and weaving community, it is watched over by the Church of "All Saints", which has its origins in the thirteenth century, the clock being added in 1878.
Biddenden is an ideal location from which to visit the various castles, historic homes and gardens of interest and splendour.
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