Keston Avenue, BR2

Place Name

Keston was first recorded as Cystanings mearc in AD862, although there is little agreement among writers as to its exact meaning. It is assumed that there was a boundary stone or marker at Keston Mark. The first part may come from a Saxon landholder named Cyssi or Cysses. Although other theories are that it was named after a landmark or possibly an early name for Holwood.

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