Place:Boughton-under-Blean, Kent, England

TypeCivil parish
Coordinates51.292°N 0.974°E
Located inKent, England
See alsoFaversham Rural, Kent, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1934
Swale Rural, Kent, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1934-1974
Swale (district), Kent, Englanddistrict municipality which has covered the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog
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Boughton-under-Blean is a civil parish between Faversham and Canterbury in the Swale District of Kent in southeast England. "Boughton-under-Blean" technically refers only to the hamlet at the top of Boughton Hill; the main village at the foot of the hill is named Boughton Street but the whole (i.e., the parish) is referred to as "Boughton under Blean" or more commonly as just "Boughton".

It had a population of 2,197 according to the 2011 Census. The parish contains the hamlet of Crouch.

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Boughton-under-Blean was a civil parish in Faversham Rural District from 1894 until 1934, in Swale Rural District from 1934 until 1974,and since 1974 has been part of the Swale non-metropolitan district.

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