Betsham

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Betsham
Betsham is located in Kent
Betsham
Betsham
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51°25′12″N 0°18′27″E / 51.42°N 0.3075°E / 51.42; 0.3075Coordinates: 51°25′12″N 0°18′27″E / 51.42°N 0.3075°E / 51.42; 0.3075

Betsham is a hamlet in the parish of Southfleet in Kent, England.[1] [2]

Old oasthouse in Westwood Road, looking towards the hamlet of Betsham

Betsham is a mile north-west from the village of Southfleet, which is situated nearly in the middle of the parish. The hamlet was formerly called Bedesham and lies on the road that leads from Green Street Green (formerly Greensted-green) in the parish of Darenth to Southfleet railway station and thence to Wingfield-bank,Northfleet where it meets the ancient Roman highway Watling Street (A2 motorway), which runs along the northern side of this parish.[3]


Westwood Road links Betsham with Westwood to the south.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Parish of Southfleet in Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, by John Marius Wilson,publ. Fullarton, London, 1870-72
  2. ^ Parish Council web site www.southfleetpc.kentparishes.gov.uk/history-of-the-parish-of-southfleet/ retrieved Sept 2018
  3. ^ see Edward Hasted (1797). The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 1.

External links[edit]

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