Temple Hill, Kent

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Temple Hill
Public Open Space, Temple Hill, Dartford, Kent - geograph.org.uk - 30749.jpg
Public open space in Temple Hill
Temple Hill is located in Kent
Temple Hill
Temple Hill
Location within Kent
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townDartford
Postcode districtDA1
PoliceKent
FireKent
AmbulanceSouth East Coast
UK Parliament
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UK
England
Kent
51°26′59″N 0°13′31″E / 51.449720°N 0.225170°E / 51.449720; 0.225170Coordinates: 51°26′59″N 0°13′31″E / 51.449720°N 0.225170°E / 51.449720; 0.225170

Temple Hill is a suburb of Dartford in Kent, England. It takes its name from the Knights Templar order. Temple Hill extends from the west of the A282 (Dartford Crossing) in the east to Dartford town centre in the west. It is one of the largest suburban regions of Dartford. Temples Manor, known as the manor of Dartford Temples, took its name from the Knights Templars who were the original landowners. The manor appears to have included the whole of the lands from Temple Hill on the north eastern edge of the town, right down to the River Thames. The manor also incorporated the Waterside district of Dartford and the area around the River Cranpit on the south side of the High Street, at the junction of Lowfield Street. The prior of St John of Jerusalem was the principal landholder within the manor.

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Temple Hill is served by the Fastrack bus system.

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