Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Upnor

Upnor, eccl. dist., Frindsbury par., Kent, on river Medway, on NE. side of Strood, and opposite Rochester, pop. 728; P.O. Upnor Castle, built by Queen Elizabeth for the defence of the Medway, beat off the Dutch fleet in 1677; it is now used as a powder magazine.


(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "ecclesiastical district"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Frindsbury AP/CP       Kent AncC
Place: Upnor

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