Stone, Kent

Historical Description

Stone, a parish, with a village, in Kent, 3 miles SW of Appledore station on the S.E.R., and 4½ NNE of Rye. It has a post office under Ashford; money order and telegraph office, Appledore. Acreage, 3101; population, 356. For parish council purposes Stone is conjoined with Ebony, and has a council consisting of five members. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Canterbury; net value, £270 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Canterbury. The church is old and has been restored. There is a Baptist chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Kent
Ecclesiastical parish Stone St. Mary
Hundred Oxney
Lathe Shepway
Poor Law union Tenterden

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Kent, 1619 is available on the Heraldry page, as is also The Visitation of Kent, 1663-68.

DistrictDartford
CountyKent
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Postal districtDA9
Post TownGreenhithe