Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for HOLYCROSS-WESTGATE

HOLYCROSS-WESTGATE, a parish, consisting of two parts, H. W. Within and H. W. Without, in Kent; adjoining St. Dunstan, and forming a western outskirt of Canterbury city. H. W. Within is in Canterbury district, and comprises 31 acres. Real property, £880. Pop., 249. Houses, 48. H. W. Without is in Bridge district, and comprises 72 acres. Real property, £2, 748. Pop., 816. Houses, 165. The entire parish is now in Canterbury borough; but only H. W. Within was in it prior to the reform act. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the rectory of St. Peter, in the diocese of Canterbury. The church was rebuilt about 1381, and was recently in bad condition.

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

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Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Kent AncC
Place: Holycross Westgate

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