Property for sale in Tonbridge
Recorded in the Doomesday Book 1087 as Tonebridge, Tonbridge is a large Market Town offering excellent transport links via both road and rail.
Tonbridge Castle, the former Motte-and-Bailey Castle erected by William Fitz Gilbert following the Norman Conquest and subsequently rebuilt in the 13th Century following its destruction at the hands of William II, is fitting centre piece to this historic Town and a well visited tourist destination.
A stone’s throw away is the prestigious Tonbridge School, founded in 1553 by Andrew Judde. One of only a handful of remaining Ancient public schools it has produced several people of historical interest, including Norman Heatley, one of the discoverers of Penicillin and Jane Austen’s father, George! Tonbridge also plays host to Hillview school for girls and The Judd grammar school is amongst its extensive list of education options.
With London Bridge and London Victoria under 45 minutes away on the train, Ashford International 35 minutes away and the M25 accessible in under 20 minutes, Tonbridge is a thriving family Town which also offers excellent access for commuters.
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