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Brasted
The village of Brasted is situated on the high road to Westerham, which leads through the parish westward, midway between the two ranges of the chalk and the sand hills, to the former of which this parish extends, about a mile in length. About a quarter of a mile southward of the village, the river Darent flows through the parish eastward, a little southward of which is the church, and near the foot of the chalk hill, Brasted-court lodge, within the hundred of Westerham and Eatonbridge.
Near the east end of the village is Brasted place, southward from which is a large parcel of waste, rough, and woody ground, called Brasted Chart common, extending for two miles to the sand hill, below which it extends for some length into the Weald, where it has the name of Brasted Weald, in like manner as the other parishes mentioned before; where, at the southern boundary of it, is the estate, called Delaware. The whole parish, notwithstanding its great length, at no part of it exceeds a mile in width; the soil of it, above the hill, excepting near the river, is but very indifferent, being near the northern hills chalky, and near the southern hills an unfertile sand; below the latter it is a stiff clay.
extract from Hasted's History of Kent published in 1797

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1154Births1315165292436242
189Christenings387284211
56Marriages221622842
143Deaths3142341491111
142Burials31422444712
 
Books and other documents
Published Title, author and references
1797The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent - Volume III by Edward Hastedp. 146
1839Directory of Kent, Surrey & Sussex ⇒ entry
1871A History of The Weald of Kent with an outline of the Early History of the County, Volume I. by Robert Furley, F.S.A.vill of p. 120; in Domesday p. 225; in Domesday p. 240; peculiar of Canterbury p. 400
1874A History of The Weald of Kent with an outline of the History of the County to the present time, Volume II by Robert Furley, F.S.A.p. 44; p. 45; p. 127; p. 163; p. 166; p. 222; p. 705; p. 743; p. 801; p. 838
1882Kelly's Directory of Kent by E. R. Kelly, M.A., F.S.S. ⇒ entry
1903Hookers Household Almanack and Directory ⇒ entry
1912Edenbridge by Henry L. Somers-Cocks, M.A. & V.F. Boyson ⇒ p. 82
1933Country Houses of Kent by Arthur Oswald ⇒ p. 65
2010Extracts from the Maidstone Journal (1786-1851) relating to Edenbridge, Hever, Chiddingstone, Westerham, Brasted and Hever by Lionel ColeJournal
2014The Diary of Alfred Chilman (1826-1902) by Alfred Chilman ⇒ Diary

Pictures 

Brasted Village - 1903

Brasted Place - built by Robert Adam - c 1930

Brasted Place - detail of the entablature - c 1930

Old Pump and The Green - 1940

High Street - 1950
 

Places and properties in Brasted - a directory of homes, farms, churches, schools, inns, and other places of interest that existed prior to 1900 has been compiled from Post Office directories, Kelly's directories, Trade directories, Census data, Ordnance survey maps and books of the period
Churches, Inns,
Schools, Shops
and other places of interest
Bull Inn, The Village
Fox & Hounds Public House, Toys Hill
Grocers Shop, Toys Hill
Kings Arms, The Village
St. Martin's Church, The Village
Stanhope Arms, The Village
Tallyho Beer House, Toys Hill
The Star, Brasted Chart
Tibles Green, Toys Hill
Whistlers Green, How Green
White Hart, The Village
 
Roads and Streets
Brasted Chart
Chart Lane
Elliotts Lane
How Green
The Chart
The Village
Toys Hill
 
Homes and Farms
A-L
Alma House, The Village
Bardogs [als Bardox] Farm, Toys Hill
Boons Farm, Toys Hill
Brasted Hill Farm
Brasted Park, The Village
Brook Farm, Toys Hill
Cackett Farm, The Chart
Chart Cottages, Brasted Chart
Cottages, Toys Hill
Delaware Farm, How Green
Elm Cottage, Brasted Chart
Emmetts, The Chart
Fail Cottages, Brasted Chart
Farm Cottages
Four Elmes Road, Toys Hill
Henden Cottages, How Green
Hever Lane Cottages, How Green
Hevers Wood Lodge, The Village
Heverswood, The Village
Homesdale House, The Village
Hope Villa, Brasted Chart
Little Heverswood, Brasted Chart
 
Homes and Farms
M-Z
Magdala Cottages, Brasted Chart
Model Farm, The Chart
Mount Cottage, The Village
Mount House, The Village
Nursery Cottage, Brasted Chart
Obries [als Oberies] Farm, Toys Hill
Pilgroves Farm, Toys Hill
Pipers Green, Brasted Chart
Pococks, Toys Hill
Prospect House, Brasted Chart
Quornden, The Chart
Red Hill House, Toys Hill
Reynolds Farm, How Green
Rose Cottage, Brasted Chart
School Cottages, Toys Hill
Scords [als Scrudes] Farm, Toys Hill
Tan House Farm, Toys Hill
The Hollies, The Village
The Phillippines, The Chart
Toys Hill Farm, Toys Hill
Valence Lodge House, The Village
Vine Cottages, Brasted Chart
Vines Gate, Brasted Chart
Whistlers Green Farm, How Green
White House, The Village
Woodland Cottage, Brasted Chart
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