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A great estate

According to the Red Book of the Exchequer, 1214 ad, the following manors were held by the Archbishop as of his Manor of Otford: Eynesford, Lullingstone, Aldeham, Preston, Vielestone, Sundridge, Chevening, Shipbourne, and Orpington. From other records, Tonbridge, Penshurst, Brasted, Sevenoaks, and Shoreham can be added, and thus the whole area would extend from Tonbridge through Penshurst to Chevening, thence to Eynesford, back through Shoreham and Otford to Tonbridge, with Shipbourne and Orpington as offshoots.