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The village of Selling lies about 4 miles to the south east of Faversham in the Kent Countryside and is on the edge of the Kent Downs. Other villages nearby are Sheldwich, Badlesmere and Shottenden.
The earliest mention of a church at the site of St. Mary the Virgin, Selling is in 1054AD when it was granted to the Benedictine Abbey known as St. Augustine’s Canterbury. The Doomsday book mentions the building also, and in the grand survey of 1086 indicated a church on the same alignment as now.
St. Mary the Virgin has a fine bell tower affording excellent views over the surrounding countryside. Selling parish is one of four making up The Downsfoot Cluster.
Road and Rail Links:
A 251 going to Canterbury, A2 to Canterbury and Faversham. M2 to London. Selling has its own railway station on the Canterbury East line running between Dover and Faversham. There are also buses to some surrounding villages, Faversham and Sittingbourne.
A variety of all the shops you would need can be found in Faversham and Canterbury.
Selling CE Primary School, Puddleducks Pre-school (please set up a link to ofsted).
Doctors and Dentists:
Several Doctors and Dentists can be found in Boughton, Chilham, Faversham, Chartham and Canterbury.
Cavaliers Cricket Club, Selling and District Women’s Institute, Faversham and the surrounding villages have a host of groups and organizations enjoying interests as diverse as local history, horticulture, knitting, amateur dramatics, folk music and winemaking.
Selling cricket ground. Selling Village Hall.
Rose and Crown, Sondes Arms, White Lion.
Perry Wood, 150 acres of woodland area ideal for a peaceful walk amongst the trees and wildflowers, picnic area and scenic views.