Place:Ulcombe, Kent, England

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NameUlcombe
Alt namesOlecumbesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 150
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates51.2°N 0.65°E
Located inKent, England
See alsoHollingbourne Rural, Kent, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974
Maidstone (district), Kent, Englanddistrict municipality which has covered the area since 1974
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Ulcombe is a village near the town of Maidstone in Kent, England. The name has evolved from Owl-coomb, 'coomb' (pronounced "coo-m") meaning "a deep little wooded valley; a hollow in a hill side" (Chambers Dictionary) in Old English. It stands on the Greensand Way. All Saints Church is a 12th-century Grade I listed building.

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Ulcombe was a civil parish in Hollingbourne Rural District from 1894 until 1974, and since 1974 has been part of the Maidstone non-metropolitan district.

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