Newchurch Church's leaning tower
Newchurch shown within Kent
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During the Second World War it was home to an RAF airfield that operated Hawker Tempest fighter aircraft under Wing Commander Roland Beamont which participated in the defence of the UK against the German V-1 flying bomb offensive of 1944. A Chain Home coastal radar station was also located there.