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Kingshill Cottages

Kingshill CottagesKingshill  cottages are on the junction of  Kingshill and Lower Street, the 1740 map shows there was a single building there. The 1794 map but suggests there was a different building on the site but neither map is precise.  The 1839 tithe map supports the 1794 map  but conflicts with some of the physical evidence. Kingshill House is a separate building  but the 1839 map suggests it was part a terrace of cottages. Kingshill cottages were built by the  Waldegraves but they may be named after the Kingsmills .
The oldest building displays a tabled with the date 1812 when they may have been built to accommodate the less fortunate tenants of the Waldegraves and they were still known as the ‘poor houses’ within living memory. They were also known as Blackman’s Buildings in the past.
 between Chew Hill  are shown
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