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Public Houses in Blean
Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.
BLEANE, or BLEAN, is a scattered village, three miles from Canterbury. The
population in 1841 was 660. The church is dedicated to St. Cosmus and Damian,
and is very small. The living is a vicarage in the gift of the Master of East
Bridge Hospital, and incumbency of the Rev. Henry Fielding.
In the forest are Denstrood, four miles from Canterbury; Tyler Hill, or Tile
Hill, on the Whitstable railway, two miles; Rough Common, one mile and a half;
Elensden, four miles and a half; and Preen Hill, four miles.
POST OFFICE. - John Anderson, Receiver. The nearest Money Order Office is at