St Mary's Church Kemsing Kent Uk. St Edith's Day, the uncovering of the Well Dressing.  Kemsing was the birthplace in AD961 of Saint Edith of Wilton an illegitimate daughter of the Saxon King Edgar I. The well at the centre of the village is dedicated to her according to local local legend her saintly presence has given the water healing properties. Annual pilgrimage to Well September 2014.
St EDITHS HOLY WELL KEMSING KENT UK
St Mary's Church Kemsing Kent Uk. St Edith's Day, the uncovering of the Well Dressing. Kemsing was the birthplace in AD961 of Saint Edith of Wilton an illegitimate daughter of the Saxon King Edgar I. The well at the centre of the village is dedicated to her according to local local legend her saintly presence has given the water healing properties. Annual pilgrimage to Well September 2014.

Filename: WELL DRESSING KEMSING KENT UK A6432014091511.jpg
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Date: 13 Sep 2014
Location: Kemsing Kent UK
Credit: Homer Sykes
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