Eynsford Crescent, DA5

Place name

Named after Eynsford Castle a ruined medieval fortification in Eynsford, Kent. Built on the site of an earlier Anglo-Saxon stone burh, the castle was constructed by William de Enysford, probably between AD1085 and AD1087, to protect the lands of Lanfranc, the Archbishop of Canterbury, from Odo, the Bishop of Bayeux. The road runs along the course of a former land division.

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