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"STELLING, a parish in the hundred of Stouting, lathe of Shepway, county Kent, 7 miles S.W. of Canterbury, its post town. The village is situated on an eminence near the line of the ancient Stane Street, and is wholly agricultural. The land is partly in hop-grounds. The living is a curacy annexed to the rectory of Upper Hardres, in the diocese of Canterbury. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. There is an endowed school for twenty bays and twelve girls of this parish and that of Upper Hardres. Fairs are held on Ascension Day and on 12th November."

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


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"SHOTTINGTON, a hill in the parish of Stelling, hundred of Stouting, county Kent, 5 miles S. of Canterbury. It is situated on the line of the ancient Stane Street, and has on the summit a Roman camp, covering nearly 2 acres."

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

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