Acrise  Kent


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Acrise like this:

ACRISE, a parish in the Elham district, Kent; 5 miles NNW of Folkestone r. station. Post Town, Elham under Canterbury. Acres, 1,034. Real property, £1,196. Pop., 173. Houses, 34. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £171* Patron, W. A. Mackinnon, Esq. The church has a Norman chancelarch, and is very good. The East Kent hounds meet at Acrise; and a fair is held on 16 Oct. at Acrise Mill.

Acrise through time

Acrise is now part of Shepway district. Click here for graphs and data of how Shepway has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Acrise itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Acrise, in Shepway and Kent | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 20th May 2024

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