Bramling

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Bramling
The Haywain inn, Bramling, Kent.jpg
The Haywain inn, Bramling
Bramling is located in Kent
Bramling
Bramling
Location within Kent
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCanterbury
Postcode districtCT3
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51°15′58″N 1°11′28″E / 51.266°N 1.191°E / 51.266; 1.191Coordinates: 51°15′58″N 1°11′28″E / 51.266°N 1.191°E / 51.266; 1.191

Bramling is a hamlet five miles (8 km) east of Canterbury in Kent, England. It lies on the A257 road between Littlebourne and Wingham. The local public house is called The Haywain. The population of the hamlet taken at the 2011 Census was included in the civil parish of Ickham and Well

Geography[edit]

Nearby are, or were, Bramling Bottom, Bramling Downs, and Bramlingcourt Farm.[1] Bramling House, described as a fine example of Elizabethan architecture,[2] was the seat of the Wood Family,[3] who's scion, Thomas Philpott Wood also established Bramling House in Chesterfield.[3] Bramling House and Bramlincourt Farm are in the Bramling conservation area.[4]

History[edit]

Bramling is mentioned in the Pipe Rolls of Henry III c. 1220, in reference to one Ralph of Bramling, Kent.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Great Britain. Ordnance Survey (1873). Book of Reference to the Plan of the Parish of Fairfield. Eyre and Spottiswoode. p. 23.
  2. ^ Sir Charles Igglesden (1900). A Saunter Through Kent with Pen and Pencil. Kentish Express. p. 66.
  3. ^ a b John Pym Yeatman (1 January 1886). The feudal history of the County of Derby; (chiefly during the 11th, 12th, and 13th centuries). Dalcassian Publishing Company.
  4. ^ https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/54711/page/3439/data.pdf
  5. ^ Exchequer (1987). The Great Roll of the Pipe for the Fourth Year of the Reign of King Henry III, Michaelmas 1220 (Pipe Roll 64). Pipe Roll Society.

External links[edit]

Media related to Bramling at Wikimedia Commons