Upnor  Kent


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Upnor like this:

Upnor, eccl. dist., Frindsbury par., Kent, on river Medway, on NE. side of Strood, and opposite Rochester, pop. 728; P.O. Upnor Castle, built by Queen Elizabeth for the defence of the Medway, beat off the Dutch fleet in 1677; it is now used as a powder magazine.

Upnor through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th January 2022

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