Bouverie Road, CR5

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Named after Sir Edward Bouverie who bought the Coulsdon Manor estate in AD1688 from Lady Mason and her daughter Dorothy. The family held on to the lands for the next 100 years passing down the generations of the Bouverie family, which was raised to the peerage in AD1747. Sir Jacob Bouverie was created Viscount Folkestone and Baron Longford.  His son William, created Earl of Radnor in AD1765 held on to the property until his death in AD1776  and in AD1782 his son sold Cousldon to Thomas Byron.

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