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Chislehurst, Bromley

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Chislehurst, Bromley

Chislehurst is a suburban district in south-east London, England, and an electoral ward of the London Borough of Bromley. It is 10.5 miles south-east of Charing Cross.
Post townCHISLEHURST
Administrative CountyBromley
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ4470
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionLondon
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020
 

Other names by which Chislehurst, Bromley has been known in the past

Chiselhurst

Chislehurst, Bromley in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Chislehurst, par. and vil. with ry. sta., W. Kent, 2½ miles NE. of Bromley and 9 miles SE. of London, 2748 ac., pop. 5341; P.O., T.O.; and P.O. at West Chislehurst, 1 mile distant; is charmingly situated on a common, about 300 ft. above sea-level. At Camden Place, in vicinity of vil., the Emperor Napoleon III. died in exile, January 1873; his tomb is in a side chapel added to St Mary's Catholic Church. See CAMDEN PLACE.

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