Guston (St. Martin)

GUSTON (St. Martin), a parish, in the union of Dovor, hundred of Bewsborough, lathe of St. Augustine, E. division of Kent, 2 miles (N. by E.) from Dovor; containing 237 inhabitants. The parish comprises 1400 acres, of which about 1000 are arable, 30 woodland, and the remainder meadow and pasture. The road from Dovor to Deal passes through it. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the patronage of the Archbishop of Canterbury, the appropriator; net income, £66. The church is an ancient building of flints. There is a small place of worship for dissenters.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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