Five dens appear in a charter of 1044 (KCD 771), as granted to Lewisham (St. Peter's, Ghent) in the Lathe of Wallington.  Of these ... four, in Cowden parish, later developed into the manor of Cowden Lewisham and can be identified among its tenements , as traced by Ewing.  Thus Wingindene is Wickenden, which lay around Claydene.

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