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Offline Top-of-the-hill

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Re: Old maps
« Reply #9 on: Wednesday 27 December 17 15:34 GMT (UK) »
   Thanks Stan. That seems to cover it. As a matter of interest, where part of the parish boundary runs through coppice woodland, it is (or was) marked by a line of pollard hornbeams known as "upstands" which are clearly marked on the same map.

   I have just looked at another village on the same map. I had wondered why the words "White Thorn" appeared at a certain point and now realise it is where the parish boundary turns away from the road. I shall look with new eyes at these maps!
Pay, Kent
Codham/Coltham, Kent
Kent, Felton, Essex
Staples, Wiltshire

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