Place:


Buckland Near Dover  Kent

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Buckland Near Dover like this:

BUCKLAND, a parish in Dover district, Kent: on the river Dour, and on the Canterbury and Dover railway, 1½ mile NW of Dover. Post Town, Dover. Acres, 978. Real property, £6,831. Pop., 2,162. Houses, 377. The property is subdivided. The surface is hilly. There are paper and corn mills. A lepers hospital was founded about 1150. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £139.* Patron, the Archbishop of Canterbury. The church is good; and there are a Wesleyan chapel and a national school.

Buckland Near Dover through time

Buckland Near Dover is now part of Dover district. Click here for graphs and data of how Dover has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Buckland Near Dover itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Buckland Near Dover, in Dover and Kent | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/21181

Date accessed: 14th October 2019


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