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West Kennet, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Kennet, West, a tithing in Avebury parish, Wiltshire, on the river Kennet, adjacent to East Kennet parish, 5 miles W of Marlborough. It anciently formed a parish, known at Domesday as Chenete, and it contains a village, notable for the production of what is called Kennet ale.

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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