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Hildenborough
Hildenburgh is a large dlstrict, comprehending all the north-west part of the lowy of Tunbridge, and containing within it the manors of Hilden, Dachurst, Martin abbey, Lamport, Nizell, Hadloe, and the district of Hollenden, the small manor of Leigh, alias Hildenborough, in Leigh, and the manor of Penshurst Halymote; over all this district the honor of Otford has jurisdiction, the high Steward of which, by his deputy, holding annually a court leet in this borough, for the election of a constable, horsholder; &c. Thus this district is under the jurisdiction of two different manors, which, strange as it may appear, is not at all uncommon. There are many instances where the military and civil jurisdiction of manors (if I may be allowed to make that distinction) are separated; the land or house holding of one manor by heriot, relief, rent, &c. and the occupier of the same land or house amenable, by reason of his resciancy, to a second manor at its court leet, the reason of which is too obvious to need explanation.
extract from Hasted's History of Kent published in 1798

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Published Title, author and references
1882Kelly's Directory of Kent by E. R. Kelly, M.A., F.S.S. ⇒ entry
1914Highways and Byways in Kent by Walter Jerrold with Illustrations by Hugh Thomson ⇒ p. 321

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Waggoners at work - c 1915

The Old Barn Teahouse - 1950
 

Places and properties in Hildenborough - 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
Bourne Place, Nizels [als Nizells] Lane
Florence Place, London Road
Flying Horse [als Flying Dutchman], London Road
Gate Inn, Stocks Green
Grenadier Public House, Riding Lane
Half Moon Inn, Half Moon Lane
Hildenborough Institute, London Road
Hildenborough Schoolhouse, London Road
Hildenborough Station, Stocks Green
New Cock Inn, London Road
Old Cock Inn, London Road
School Houses, London Road
St. Johns Parish Church
The Plough, Leigh Road
The Vicarage, London Road
 
Roads and Streets
Church Road
Coldharbour Lane
Eggpie Lane
Foxbush Lane
Half Moon Lane
Hollanden Road, Hollanden Road
Hollanden Road
Horns Lodge Lane
Leigh Road
London Road, London Road
Lower Street
Mount Pleasant
Nizels [als Nizells] Lane
Noble Tree Road
Park Road
Philpots Lane
Powder Mill Lane
Riding Lane
Stocks Green
Watts Cross
 
Homes and Farms
A-L
Anerley Villa, London Road
Baileys Cottage, Powder Mill Lane
Bank House, London Road
Barley Corn Bridge, Leigh Road
Bay Villas, London Road
Club Cottages, Riding Lane
Coldharbour Cottages, Coldharbour Lane
Coldharbour Farm, Coldharbour Lane
Coldharbour House, Coldharbour Lane
Convalescent Home, Coldharbour Lane
Court Lodge
Fir Tree House, London Road
Foxbush Flat Cottages, London Road
Foxbush House, London Road
Great Forge Farm, Riding Lane
Hampton [als Philpots] House, Philpots Lane
Hawden Cottage, Hawden Lane
Hawden House, Hawden Lane
Highfield
Hilden Cottages, Hawden Lane
Hilden Farm, Hawden Lane
Hollanden, Coldharbour Lane
Horns Lodge, Horns Lodge Lane
Horns Lodge Cottages, Horns Lodge Lane
Hurst Lodge, Coldharbour Lane
Ivy Cottages, Coldharbour Lane
Kemps Cottages, London Road
Kiln Field Cottages
Lamberts Farm Cottages
Leyton House, London Road
Little Hawden, Leigh Road
Little Hawden, Hawden Lane
Little Hollanden House
Lodge House, Coldharbour Lane
Lower Street Farm, Lower Street
Lucy's Farm, Lower Street
 
Homes and Farms
M-Z
Mansers Farm, Nizels [als Nizells] Lane
Mardens, Noble Tree Road
Meadow Side House
Meopham Bank, Leigh Road
Mill Lodge, London Road
Mountains House, London Road
Neales Cottages, London Road
New Trench Farm, Riding Lane
Nizels [als Nizells] Farm, Nizels [als Nizells] Lane
Nizels [als Nizells] House, Nizels [als Nizells] Lane
Nizels [als Nizells] Lodge, Nizels [als Nizells] Lane
Nizels [als Nizells] Wiffins, Nizels [als Nizells] Lane
Noble Tree Cross, Noble Tree Road
Oak Hill Cottages, London Road
Oak Hill House, London Road
Oak Lawn, London Road
Oak Lodge, London Road
Oakhurst, London Road
Oaklands House
Old House Farm, Philpots Lane
Orchard Mains, Coldharbour Lane
Park Cottage, London Road
Park House, London Road
Pembroke Lodge, London Road
Philpots Cottages, Philpots Lane
Powder Mill Cottage, London Road
Powder Mills, Powder Mill Lane
Reams Farm, Lower Street
Rings Hill Bridge [als Bid Bridge], Stocks Green
Rose Cottage, London Road
Selbys Farm, Leigh Road
St. Johns Cottage, London Road
Stocks Green Cottages, Stocks Green
Stocks Green Farm, Stocks Green
Stocks Green Lodge, Stocks Green
Stringers, Powder Mill Lane
The Forge, London Road
The Poplars, London Road
Thorps Cottage, London Road
Tiney [als Tinley] Lodge, Coldharbour Lane
Tipps Cross Cottages, Philpots Lane
Trench Cottages, Coldharbour Lane
Trench Farm [als Great Trench], Coldharbour Lane
Twenty Acre Cottages
Vine Farm
Watts Cross Farm, Watts Cross
Watts Cross Mill Cottage, Watts Cross
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