Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for ELLINGTON

ELLINGTON, a hamlet in St. Lawrence and Ramsgate parishes, Kent; near Ramsgate. Ellington House was the seat of the Thatchers, and passed to the Spracklyns and the Garrets; and, in 1652, in the time of the Spracklyns, was the scene of a horrible domestic tragedy.

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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a hamlet"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Kent AncC
Place: Ellington

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