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Waldershare

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"WALDERSHARE, a parish in the hundred of Eastry, lathe of St. Augustine, county Kent, 4 miles N.W. of Dover, its post town, and 6 from Deal. There is an old seat of the Monings, which came to Lord North. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Canterbury, value £133, in the patronage of the archbishop. The church, dedicated to All Saints, contains some old monuments. There is a National school for this and the adjoining parishes, entirely supported by the trustees of the late Earl of Guilford. The principal residence is Waldershare Park, built by Inigo Jones for Sir H. Furnese. Roman urns, tiles, and coins have been found in the vicinity. A fair is held on Whit Monday."

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

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