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Penshurst in Kent

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Location: 51.172725,0.182436
Current translation for Penshurst
  pens derived from penne - enclosure, pen, fold
  hurst derived from here stæþ - here meaning army and stæþ meaning a place(or stay) pronounced herestath, most seem to be later than Domesday and are in a forested area
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Nearby Villages

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Ashurst (Miraculous Carving)3.21 miles
Blackham (Roughs and Prize Fighters)3.10 miles
Chiddingstone (A perfect Tudor village)1.77 miles
Chiddingstone Causeway (Penshurst Station ??)1.74 miles
Edenbridge (Roman Crossing to Victorian Bridge)5.35 miles
Fordcombe (Paper Mill and the Field Marshal)2.21 miles
Hadlow (Mays Folly - 150ft tower)7.52 miles
Hever (Anne Boleyn and the Castle)3.24 miles
Langton Green (Modern village and Old Quarry)3.22 miles
Pembury (The ghost of Hawkwell)6.62 miles
Rusthall (The Toad Rock)3.25 miles
Speldhurst (Nobleman captured at Agincourt)2.23 miles
Tudeley & Capel (Iron Industry and Hop Pickers)6.79 miles
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Battle Brewery
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