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  Kent - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
During the Neolithic the Medway megaliths were built and there is a rich sequence of Bronze Age, Iron Age and Roman occupation indicated by finds and features such as the Ringlemere gold cup and the Roman villas of the Darent valley.
Forts were built all along the coast following a daring raid by the Dutch navy on the shipyards of the Medway towns in 1667.
The ceremonial county of Kent corresponds to the administrative county plus the district of Medway (or Medway Towns).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kent   (2812 words)

  
 M2 motorway
Along the way is the Medway Bridge between Junctions 2 and 3, where the motorway crosses the River Medway.
The M2 was constructed in the 1960s, with the Medway bypass being constructed in 1963 and the rest in 1965.
Traffic using it decreased when the M20 was completed from London to Folkestone in 1991, and the M2 merely remains a bypass for the Medway Towns.
encycl.opentopia.com /term/M2_motorway   (374 words)

  
 A History of Chatham Memorial Synagogue
Kent Artillary Volunteers, a member of the Board of Management of the Synagogue, a director of the Chatham Railway and a Mayor of Queenborough, a town on the Isle of Sheppey (apparently as a mark of gratitude for his having been instrumental in bringing the railway to Sheerness and Queenborough).
By this time the Minister's house had been condemned and had to be demolished and, since a benefactor provided large quantities of glass, the architect was able to incorporate large windows in the new building, leaving the Memorial stilI visible from the High Street.
Members are drawn from a large area, although the majority live in the pleasant environments of the Medway Towns and Maidstone.
www.chathamshul.fsnet.co.uk /history.html   (1430 words)

  
 Links
Each Link has a category: H for historical and C for current.
The City of Rochester Society is a group dedicated to preserving and enhancing Rochester
Loads of info and links about Medway Towns in Kent, England
www.paulbb.org.uk /history/links.htm   (93 words)

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