Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for HUGGINS COLLEGE

HUGGINS COLLEGE, a recently founded institution in Northfleet parish, Kent; on an eminence, near Stone Bridge. It is a handsome edifice, comprising forty residences and a chapel with beautiful lofty spire; it is occupied by ladies and gentlemen of reduced circumstances, who have a weekly allowance of £1 each; and it was founded and is superintended by John Huggins, Esq. of Sittingbourne.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

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Feature Description: "a recently founded institution"   (ADL Feature Type: "buildings")
Administrative units: Northfleet CP/AP       Kent AncC

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