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The History of Kent
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History of Brookland
Brookland comes from the Old English ‘brōc’ meaning a ‘brook, stream’ with ‘land’ as ‘land, an estate’; therefore, ‘cultivated land at a brook’.
Brookland parish church is a Grade: I listed building, dedicated to Saint Augustine.
The Normans built it in the mid-