Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for ASH, or Ash-next-Ridley

ASH, or Ash-next-Ridley, a parish in Dartford district, Kent; 6 miles S of Northfleet r. station, and 7 SSE of Dartford. It includes the hamlets of Hodsol-Street and West-York and part of Culverstone-Green; and it has a post office under Sevenoaks. Acres, 3,023. Real property, £4,761. Pop., 587. Houses, 132. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £548.* Patron, W. Lambarde, Esq. The church is good; and there are a Baptist chapel and a national school.


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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Ash CP/AP       Kent AncC
Place names: ASH     |     ASH NEXT RIDLEY     |     ASH OR ASH NEXT RIDLEY
Place: Ash

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