Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for EYTHORN

EYTHORN, a village, a parish, and a sub-district, in Eastry district, Kent. The village stands on a pleasant spot, 1¾ mile NE of Shepherds-Well r. station, and 6½ NNW of Dover; commands a fine view of the surround-ing country to the sea; and has a post office under Sandwich. The parish comprises 1, 318 acres. Real property, £2, 792. Pop., 461. Houses, 93. Eythorn House is a chief residence. There are some barrows. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £400.* Patron, alternately the Earl of Guildford and T. Papillon, Esq. The church is later English. There are a Baptist chapel, a grammar school, and charities £11.—The sub-district contains six parishes, and the greater part of another. Acres, 8, 639. Pop., 2, 158. Houses, 438.

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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a village, a parish, and a sub-district"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Eythorne CP/AP       Eythorne SubD       Eastry RegD/PLU       Kent AncC
Place: Eythorne

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