Northdown  Kent


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

NORTH DOWN, a village in the N E of Kent; adjacent to the Margate and Ramsgate railway, 1 mile E of Margate. It is a neat place, and has a fair on 25 July. Whitfield Tower, now used as a sea-beacon, is near it.

Northdown through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 24th June 2024

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