In her gripping novel "A Devil's Dozen" author Marian Newell has much of the action take place in and around a pub in Aldington. The Walnut Tree at Aldington, haunt of the Aldington Blues, taken from 'The Smugglers' by Lord Teignmouth and Charles G. Harper. The pub is still there today: www.walnuttree.com. The novel is based on fact.
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