Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for KEMPTON PARK

KEMPTON PARK, a seat in Sunbury parish, Middlesex; near the river Thames, 4 miles W of Kingston-on-Thames. It was formerly called Cold Kennington; was forfeited, in the time of Henry I., by the Earl of Cornwall, to the Crown; was a royal seat till 1331; passed to the Killigrews, the Musgraves, and others; and belongs now to Thomas Barnett, Esq.


(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a seat"   (ADL Feature Type: "residential sites")
Administrative units: Sunbury AP/CP       Middlesex AncC
Place names: COLD KENNINGTON     |     KEMPTON PARK
Place: Kempton Park

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