In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Maplescombe like this:
MAPLESCOMBE, a hamlet in Kingsdown parish, Kent: 1½ mile SE of Farningham. It was formerly a parish; and it still ranks as a chapelry, annexed to the rectory of Kingsdown, in the diocese of Rochester. The church is in ruins.
Additional information about this locality is available for Farningham
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Maplescombe has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Sevenoaks. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Maplescombe and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Maplescombe, in Sevenoaks and Kent | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 19th May 2013
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