"MAIDSTONE, a parish, post and market town, municipal and parliamentary borough, in the lathe of Aylesford, county Kent, 8 miles from Rochester and Chatham, 24 W. of Canterbury, and 34 by road from London, or 44 by the North Kent railway. It is also a station on the South-Eastern railway. The town is situated on a declivity near the foot of a range of chalk hills on the eastern bank of the river Medway. ... More"
[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868 by Colin Hinson ©2010]
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