Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Cobham

Cobham.-- par. and vil., mid. Kent, on Watling Street, 4 miles SE. of Gravesend, 3056 ac., pop. 919; P.O., T.O.; 1 mile E. of vil. is C. Hall, from John to James I. the seat of the old lords of Cobham, and now the seat of the Earl of Darnley; it stands amidst the sylvan glades of C. Park and C. Wood. Near the church is C. College, built in the reign of Elizabeth, an almshouse, with a fine old hall.


(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Cobham CP/AP       Kent AncC
Place: Cobham

Go to the linked place page for a location map, and for access to other historical writing about the place. Pages for linked administrative units may contain historical statistics and information on boundaries.