Mark Beech  Kent


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Mark Beech like this:

MARK-BEECH, a chapelry in Cowden and Hever parishes, Kent; 2½ miles NE of the meeting-point with Surrey and Sussex, and 4 SSE of Edenbridge r. station. It was constituted in 1852; and it has a post office under Edenbridge. Rated property, £590. Pop., 289. Houses, 46. Pop. of the Cowden portion, 207. ...

Houses, 34. The property is divide dchiefly among four. The higher grounds command extensive views. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £65.* Patron, the Hon. Mrs. Talbot. The church was built in 1852; consists of nave and chancel, with small tower and shingle spire; and has some painted windows. There are schools and a parochial library and reading-room.

Mark Beech through time

Mark Beech is now part of Sevenoaks district. Click here for graphs and data of how Sevenoaks has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Mark Beech itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Mark Beech, in Sevenoaks and Kent | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 27th May 2022

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