Page Updated:- Monday, 19 July, 2021.


Earliest 1841-


Open 2020+

The Green


01795 890256

Plough 1940

Above photo, circa 1940.

Plough 2010

Photo taken 1 September 2010 from Jeremy Sage.

Plough 2019

Above photo, 2019.

Plough 2019

Above photo 2019.


The premises is a 15th century Wealden Hall House, located at the top of the North Downs.


From the Kentish Gazette, 23 October, 1860.


Yesterday (Monlay) afternoon week an inquest was held before C. J. Fox, Esq., deputy coroner, at the "Plough Inn, Stalislield, on the body of John Elvy Chambers, farmer, aged 66 years, who had committed suicide by hanging himself. Hope Chambers deposed:- The deceased was my father, and I lived with him. Yesterday morning, the 14th October, about seven o’clock, I was in the farmyard feeding the cows. I went from the stockyard Into the granary with some beans. Directly I opened the granary door I saw my father hanging by his neck to one of the beams. I immediately cut him down, and called to the waggoner to come to me. My father was quite dead. During the last year he has had several losses in his business, and has been very low-spirited in consequence. I believe that these losses and the bad harvest preyed upon his mind, and caused him to commit suicide.

William Merrells, waggoner to the deceased, deposed:- Yesterday morning, about half-past six, I was in the stable, and saw the deceased come out of his house, and go into the cow-lodge, and afterwards into the granary. It was usual for him to go into the buildings about that time. At seven o’clock the last witness called me to the granary, where I went, and found that he had just cut his father down from the beam. He was quite dead. The deceased’s manners have been very different lately, and he has talked very strangely for the last two months. He complained of having had a great deal of trouble with his stock and crops, more than he could bear. He had lost a horse and thirty sheep this year, and the wet harvest, I believe, affected his spirits, and caused him to destroy himself.

The coroner summed up, and the jury returned a verdict of "Temporary insanity."


From the By Lauren MacDougall, 6 November 2019.

Kent’s cosiest pubs with gorgeous log fires that will shield you from the cold.

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The Plough Inn.

Plough fireplace 2019

Cosy up by the fire at The Plough Inn in Stalisfield.

Where : Stalisfield Rd, Faversham ME13 0HY.

What : This cosy find is run by a husband and wife team who are dedicated to good food showcasing locally sourced ingredients.

The old pub's incredible exposed wooden beams and low ceilings are the perfect backdrop for a warming drink after a bracing walk in the freezing temperatures.

And a well thought out menu means you can also grab a delicious meal while you shelter from the cold.

There are at least three fireplaces too, so you'll be sure to grab a warm spot.



BRENCHLEY Thomas 1841+ (age 65 in 1841Census)

CHAPMAN Abraham 1858+

CHAMBERS William 1871-82+ (age 58 in 1881Census)

CHEESEMAN Henry 1903+ Kelly's 1903

ROOK Robert 1913+



Kelly's 1903From the Kelly's Directory 1903


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