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Hurst

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"HURST, a parish in the hundred of Street, liberty of Romney-Marsh, lathe of Shepway, county Kent, 7 miles S.E. of Ashford. Hythe is its post town. The parish, which is small, is situated on the Royal Military canal. The land is partly in hop-grounds. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Canterbury, value £55. The church, dedicated to St. Leonard, has gone to decay, and the inhabitants frequent the church at Aldington."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868 by Colin Hinson ©2010]

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