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Kingston

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"KINGSTON, a parish in the hundred of Kinghamford, lathe of St. Augustine, county Kent, 5 miles S.E. of Canterbury, its post town. It is situated on the river Stour, and includes part of the Barham Downs. The land is partly in hops. The village, which is small, is situated on the road from London to Dover. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £500. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Canterbury, value £500. The church is a small structure dedicated to St. Giles. It contains several monuments. On the border of the parish is a Roman camp called Cæsar's Camp, where several antiquities have been found."

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

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Gazetteers

"DENNEHILL, (or Dean Hill), a hamlet in the lathe of St. Augustine, in the county of Kent, 6 miles S.E. of Canterbury. It was in the possession of the Dennes for about six centuries. Here is a meet for the Horsham and Crawley hounds.

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

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Historical Geography

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