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The hundred of Larkfield: Introduction and map

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The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 4. Originally published by W Bristow, Canterbury, 1798.

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THE HUNDRED OF LARKFIELD

LIES the next northward from that of Maidstone, adjoining on the opposite side to the liberty of Rochester. It is called in the survey of Domesday, Laurochesfel, and in some later records, Laverkefeld.

IT CONTAINS THE PARISHES OF

1. WOLDHAM.

2. BURHAM.

3. AYLESFORD.

4. ALLINGTON.

5. DITTON.

6. SNODLAND.

7. PADLESWORTH.

8. BIRLING.

9. RYARSH.

10. LEYBORNE.

11. EAST MALLING.

12. WEST MALLING.

13. OFHAM.

14. ADDINGTON. AND

15. TROTTESCLIVE.

But part of AYLESFORD and WEST MALLING are exempt from the constables of this hundred; the former as being antient demesne, and the latter as having a constable and separate liberty of its own. A small part of Aylesford is likewise within the hundred and liberty of Maidstone. Part of the parishes of HUNTON and HORSMONDEN are likewise within this hundred

Map of Rochester and the hundred of Larkfield