Place:Luddesdowne, Kent, England

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NameLuddesdowne
Alt namesLedesdunesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 148
Luddesdownsource: Wikipedia
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates51.367°N 0.4°E
Located inKent, England
See alsoStrood Rural, Kent, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974
Gravesham (district), Kent, Englanddistrict municipality which has covered the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

Luddesdowne, more recently known as Luddesdown, is a civil parish in the Gravesham District of Kent, England. The shape of the parish is long and narrow on a south-north axis, following a dry valley. It is bounded on the west by the parish of Meopham, on the north by Cobham, on the east by Cuxton and Halling. On the south are the parishes of Snodland and Birling, both in the Tonbridge and Malling District. The built up area of Luddesdown is on the division between the districts (and in earlier days on the division between the rural districts) and some of the important buildings of the village, such as the church, are actually in the parish of Snodland.

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