Place:


Kempton Park  Middlesex

 

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

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.

Additional information about this locality is available for Sunbury on Thames

Kempton Park through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Kempton Park, in Spelthorne and Middlesex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/24063

Date accessed: 27th November 2020


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