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Patrixbourne, Kent

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Patrixbourne, Kent

Patrixbourne is a small settlement within the civil parish of Bekesbourne-with-Patrixbourne in the Canterbury District of Kent, England. It is located approximately one mile (1.6 km) south of Bekesbourne, on the River Nailbourne, a tributary of the Little Stour. The parish church is dedicated to St Mary. Situated in the Patrixbourne parish was Bifrons, seat of the Elizabeth Conyngham, Marchioness Conyngham. The building is now demolished. In the Bifrons estate is an Anglo-Saxon cemetery.
DistrictCity of Canterbury
Post townCANTERBURY
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTR1855
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01227
 

Other names by which Patrixbourne, Kent has been known in the past

Patricks Bourn ~ Borne

Patrixbourne, Kent in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Patrixbourne, par., Kent, on SE. side and partly in city of Canterbury, 1640 ac., pop. 245.

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