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The History of Kent
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History of Leysdown
Leysdown comes from the Old English ‘leg’ meaning a ‘beacon-
The Normans built Leysdown church -
Leysdown railway station opened on the Sheppey Light Railway’s line from Leysdown to Queenborough where it connected with South Eastern and Chatham Railway’s Sheerness Line, in 1901. The line closed on 4 December 1950.