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ID: 7027333
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Benenden (inhabited place)  Benenden (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 03 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.0500  decimal degrees
Long: 000 35 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 0.5833  decimal degrees

Note: On the Kentish Weald; church destroyed by lightning in 1672; laborers rioted here in 1830; famous for its cricketers; Hemstead House was owned by the Guldeford family, 1388-1718; Lord Guldeford Dudley was husband of Lady Jane Grey, both executed in 1554; Hemstead House has been an exclusive school for girls since 1924; the Forest of Hemstead is N of the village.

Names:
Benenden (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Beneden (NA,V,English,U)
Benindene (H,V)  ............ recorded in 1086

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of England (country)  ............  England (country) (P)
Hierarchy of Kent (county)  ................  Kent (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Benenden (inhabited place)  ....................  Benenden (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
village (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Beneden..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Benenden..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 144
.................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) 62
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Benindene..........  [VP]
....................  Domesday Book (1985) 146
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 144; 146
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) 62
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2589688
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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