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Martins Close in Lower Higham ME3 7HE

Martins Close is a Street in the Kent village of Lower Higham with the postcode of ME3 7HE and measures approximately 91 metres long.

The average house in Martins Close sells for £292,000.00

There are 24 other streets named Martins Close in Great Britain.

Martins Close is within the area of Gravesham District (B) Council who provide services such as refuse collection and are responsible for the collection of council tax and the local parish council is Higham.

Martins Close has been given the Unique Street Reference Number of 15700494 in the National Street Gazetteer.

The average elevation of Martins Close is roughly 18.30 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 20.00 and the lowest point being 15.80. A change of 4.20 metres.

Average House Prices for Martins Close
YearSalesAverage House Price
20171£292,000.

Martins Close is located within the county of Kent which is in the South East (England) region of the UK. 25.32 miles East from the centre of London, 11 miles North from the centre of Maidstone, 21.1 miles South from the centre of Chelmsford and 28.57 miles West from the centre of Canterbury.

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Sunset and Sunrise times for Martins Close, ME3 7HE

Sunrise07:28
Sunset17:56

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ME3 7HE

Latest Weather Conditions for Martins Close, ME3 7HE

Observed at Weather Station:Shoeburyness 19 October 2021 at 21:00 (17.83 miles away)
Current Weather:Clear night
Temperature and Humidity:17.9°C (79.9%)
Wind Direction and Speed:SW (16 mph)
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Budget Hotels near Martins Close Lower Higham

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Premier Inn Rochester
Address:Medway Valley Leisure Park
Telephone: Learn More
3.38
2: Name:Travelodge Chatham Maritime
Address:Chatham Historic Dockyard, Western Ave, Chatham, ME4 4NT
Telephone:0871 559 1878 Learn More
3.53
3: Name:Premier Inn Gravesend A2 Singlewell
Address:Hevercourt Road
Telephone: Learn More
4.10
4: Name:Premier Inn Chatham Gillingham Victory Pier
Address:Blake Avenue
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4.33
5: Name:Premier Inn Gravesend Central
Address:Wrotham Road
Telephone: Learn More
4.49

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Mortgage Calculator for the Lowest Priced Property on Martins Close
Total Price of Property£292,000
Minimum Deposit£14,600.00
Length of Mortgage25 Years
Monthly Repayment (Interest Only Mortgage)£851.67
Monthly Repayment (Repayment Mortgage)£1,461.82
Mortgage Calculator for the Highest Priced Property on Martins Close
Total Price of Property£292,000
Minimum Deposit£14,600.00
Length of Mortgage25 Years
Monthly Repayment (Interest Only Mortgage)£851.67
Monthly Repayment (Repayment Mortgage)£1,461.82
Mortgage Calculator for the Average Priced Property on Martins Close
Total Price of Property£292,000
Minimum Deposit£14,600.00
Length of Mortgage25 Years
Monthly Repayment (Interest Only Mortgage)£851.67
Monthly Repayment (Repayment Mortgage)£1,461.82

Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of Martins Close above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
18.3015.8020.004.20

Frequently asked Questions for Martins Close

What Council (Local Authority) is Martins Close in?

Martins Close is located within the local authority area of Gravesham Borough Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is Martins Close in?

Martins Close is located within the area of Higham Parish Council.

What Electoral Ward is Martins Close in?

Martins Close is located within the ward of Higham.

What County is Martins Close in?

Martins Close is located within the ceremonial county of Kent.

What Constituency is Martins Close in?

Martins Close is located within the constituency of Gravesham.

What Part of the UK is Martins Close in?

Martins Close is located within the South East (England) region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is Martins Close in?

Martins Close is located within the Kent Council area.

What Police Force area is Martins Close in?

Martins Close is located within the Kent Police area.

Known Residential Addresses for Martins Close

2 Martins Close, Rochester, Higham, ME3 7HE, 12 Martins Close, Rochester, Higham, ME3 7HE,
3 Martins Close, Rochester, Higham, ME3 7HE, 13 Martins Close, Rochester, Higham, ME3 7HE,
6 Martins Close, Rochester, Higham, ME3 7HE, 14 Martins Close, Rochester, Higham, ME3 7HE,
7 Martins Close, Rochester, Higham, ME3 7HE,

Roads that have a Junction with Martins Close

Road NameJunction Type
Lower Rochester Roadjunction

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Location Details

Martins Close
Map showing the location of Martins Close
Latitude51.428768
Longitude0.467667
OS Easting (X):571526
OS Northing (Y):172916
OS Grid Reference:TQ715729

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Martins Close

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00123204
ONS Area NameWhite Suburban Communities
Average Age44.62
Area Population1522.00
Male Population748.00 (49%)
Female Population774.00 (51%)
Benefit Claimants12 (1%)
LSOA Code:E01024267
LSOA Name:Gravesham 010C
SOA Code:2b
SOA Name:Prospering countryside life
MSOA Code:E02005064
MSOA Name:Gravesham 010

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Rochester Gravesend Rd Esso Express
Gravesend Rd, Strood, ME2 3PW
0345 026 9880
Distance: 1.88 Miles
Directions from Martins Close to Tesco Rochester Gravesend Rd Esso Express
Tesco Strood Esso Express
Frindsbury Rd, Strood, Rochester, ME2 4JD
0345 026 9803
Distance: 2.35 Miles
Directions from Martins Close to Tesco Strood Esso Express
Tesco Strood Superstore
Charles St, Strood, Rochester, ME2 2DE
0345 677 9654
Distance: 2.54 Miles
Directions from Martins Close to Tesco Strood Superstore
Tesco Strood Darnley Rd Express
178 Darnley Rd, Strood, ME2 2UW
0345 671 9650
Distance: 2.56 Miles
Directions from Martins Close to Tesco Strood Darnley Rd Express

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 01474 - Gravesend
Area Code: 01634 - Medway
Area Code: 01987 - Ebbsfleet
Area Code: 01375 - Grays Thurrock

 Broadband Information

Speed Average Speed Median Speed Maximum Speed Next-generation access (NGA) Number of Connections
Less than 2 Mbps 1.9 2 3.2 N 12

 Recent House Sales in Martins Close

Address14 Martins Close, , Kent, ME3 7HE.
Sale DateFri 28 Apr 2017
Sale Price£292,000
Type of PropertySemi-Detached
Age of PropertyEstablished
Type of Tenure:Freehold

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of Gravesham Borough Council
Visit the Council's Website
Civic Centre, Windmill Street, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 1AU
Send email
Telephone Number: 01474 337 000
Local Member of Parliament
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Gravesham
The Member of Parliament is Adam Holloway
Details for the MP Adam Holloway on parliament.uk
Details for the MP Adam Holloway on theyworkforyou.com
In the 2019 General Election Adam Holloway won with a majority of 15,581 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 73,242
Wards, Parish Councils and County Councils
Ward: Higham Ward
Parish: Higham Parish Council
Ceremonial County: Kent

Nearest Car Parks

Higham (Kent) Car Park
School Lane, Strood, Kent
Strood
ME3 7JQ
Distance: 0.17 km (click for directions)
Part time staffing, CCTV monitored. Rail users & Blue badge holders park free.
Telephone: 08450002222
Operated by: Southeastern
Temple Street Car Park
Temple Street, Strood, Kent
Strood
ME2 2DE
Distance: 2.54 km (click for directions)
24 hours: free from 10pm-7am
Telephone: 01634306000
Operated by: Medway Council
Grove Road Car Park
Grove Road, Strood, Kent
Strood
ME2 4BL
Distance: 2.59 km (click for directions)
24 hours: free from 10pm-7am
Telephone: 01634306000
Operated by: Medway Council
Commercial Road Car Park
Commercial Road, Strood, Kent
Strood
ME2 2AD
Distance: 2.61 km (click for directions)
24 hours: free from 10pm-7am. Closed from 8am-3pm on Tuesday & Saturday for Market.
Telephone: 01634306000
Operated by: Medway Council

Nearest Schools

Higham Primary School
Distance: 0.42 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 25/10/2013)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 210
Address: Higham Primary School, School Lane, Higham, ME3 7JL
Head: Mrs Catherine Grattan (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Martins Close to Higham Primary School
Gad's Hill School
Distance: 1.29 Miles
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected )
Number of Pupils: 297
Address: Gad's Hill School, Higham, ME3 7PA
Head: Mr P K Savage (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Martins Close to Gad's Hill School
City of Rochester School
Distance: 1.6 Miles
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected )
Number of Pupils: 14
Address: City of Rochester School, Bradbury House, View Road, ME3 8UJ
Head: Alicja Emmett ()
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Martins Close to City of Rochester School
Cliffe Woods Primary School
Distance: 1.66 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding ( Inspected 08/05/2015)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 378
Address: Cliffe Woods Primary School, View Road, Cliffe Woods, ME3 8UJ
Head: Mr Tim Muggridge (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Martins Close to Cliffe Woods Primary School

Nearest Hospitals

Gravesham Community Hospital
Address: Gravesham Community Hospital, Bath Street, Gravesend, DA11 0DG,
NHS Sector
Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01474 360500
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 4.51 (miles)
Directions from Martins Close to Gravesham Community Hospital
Medway Maritime Hospital
Address: Windmill Road, Gillingham, ME7 5NY,
NHS Sector
Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01634 830 000
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 4.66 (miles)
Directions from Martins Close to Medway Maritime Hospital
Orsett Hospital Minor Injuries Unit - North East London NHS Foundation Trust
Address: Rowley Road, Orsett, Grays, RM16 3EU,
Independent Sector
North East London NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 7.08 (miles)
Directions from Martins Close to Orsett Hospital Minor Injuries Unit - North East London NHS Foundation Trust
Thurrock Community Hospital
Address: Long Lane, Grays, RM16 2PX,
NHS Sector
Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0300 123 0808
Distance: 7.34 (miles)
Directions from Martins Close to Thurrock Community Hospital

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near Martins Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in Martins Close
1.95 Dental Surgery 4 The Parade, Allington Drive ME2 3ST
2.33 Rochester Orthodontic Centre 227 Frindsbury Hill ME2 4JS
2.34 Central Road (dental Surgery) 11 Central Road ME2 3HF
2.45 Uj Patel Imos - London Road 5 London Road ME2 3JA
2.45 Dental Surgery 5 London Road ME2 3JA

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near Martins Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near Martins Close
0.93 Higham Surgery Hermitage Road, Higham ME3 7DB
1.31 Highparks Medical Practice Parkside, Cliffe Woods ME3 8HX tel:01634 221410
1.84 Shorne Village Surgery Crown Lane, Shorne DA12 3DY tel:01474824411
2.18 Wainscott Surgery Miller Way, Wainscott ME2 4LP
2.31 Cliffe Surgery Millcroft Road, Cliffe ME3 7QN tel:01634 220203

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near Martins Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near Martins Close
0.93 Lawsat Pharm Ltd Marshlands Pharmacy, Higham ME3 7AT tel:01474 825253
1.31 Cliffe Woods Pharmacy 7 Parkside Parade, Cliffe Woods ME3 8HX tel:01634 222021
2.18 Wainscott Pharmacy The Parks Medical Practice, Miller Way, Wainscott ME2 4LP tel:01634 297580
2.37 Bryant Road Pharmacy 59-61 Bryant Road, Strood ME2 3EP tel:01634 718039
2.38 Williams Chemist 86 Frindsbury Road, Frindsbury ME2 4HY tel:01634 718221

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near Martins Close

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near Martins Close
1.91 Dosanjh Optical Services Ltd Belmont, Higham Road, Wainscott ME3 8BG
2.56 Boots Opticians (high Street - Rochester) 117 High Street, Strood ME2 4TJ
2.62 Strood Specsavers Limited 58 High Street, Strood ME2 4AR
2.62 Niall O'kane Optometrists 78-80 High Street, Strood ME2 4AR
3.46 Specsavvy Opticians Ltd Unit 42 Dockside Shopping Centre, Maritime Way, St. Marys Island ME4 3ED

Nearest Libraries

Higham Library
Villa Road, Higham, ME37BS
Telephone: 01474 823822
Distance: 1.02 Miles
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Directions from Martins Close to Higham Library
Strood Library
32 Bryant Road, Strood, Rochester, ME23EP
Telephone: 01634 335890
Distance: 2.36 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from Martins Close to Strood Library
Riverview Park Library
The Alma, Leander Drive Riverview Park, Gravesham, DA124NG
Telephone: 01474 564 181
Distance: 3.26 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from Martins Close to Riverview Park Library
Rochester Library
Eastgate, Rochester, ME11EW
Telephone: 01634 337411
Distance: 3.33 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from Martins Close to Rochester Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Higham Station is 0.16 miles away.

Address: Higham station, School Lane, Higham, Kent, ME3 7JQ

Higham is situated on the North Kent Line and is managed by Southeastern.

Higham Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Martins Close to Higham Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Abbey Wood00:36:00
Charlton00:48:00
Chatham00:13:00
City Thameslink01:14:00
Cricklewood01:34:00
Dartford00:23:00
Deptford00:58:00
Elstree & Borehamwood01:44:30
Farringdon01:17:00
Gillingham (Kent)00:18:00
Gravesend00:07:00
Greenhithe for Bluewater00:16:00
Greenwich00:55:00
Harpenden02:04:00
Hendon01:37:00
Kentish Town01:26:00
London Blackfriars01:12:00
London Bridge01:06:00
London St Pancras International01:21:00
Luton02:14:00
Luton Airport Parkway02:10:00
Maze Hill00:52:00
Mill Hill Broadway01:40:30
Northfleet00:11:00
Plumstead00:39:00
Radlett01:48:00
Rainham (Kent)00:23:00
Rochester00:09:00
Slade Green00:29:00
St Albans City01:55:00
Stone Crossing00:18:00
Strood (Kent)00:06:00
Swanscombe00:13:00
West Hampstead Thameslink01:30:00
Westcombe Park00:50:00
Woolwich Arsenal00:42:00

Strood (Kent) Station is 2.63 miles away.

Address: Strood station, Canal Road, Strood, Kent, ME2 4DR

Strood (Kent) is situated on the Medway Valley Line|Chatham Main Line|North Kent Line and is managed by Southeastern.

Strood (Kent) Station is staffed on a full time basis.

Directions from Martins Close to Strood (Kent) Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Abbey Wood00:41:00
Albany Park00:39:00
Ashford International02:17:00
Aylesford00:16:00
Barnehurst00:37:00
Bedford02:44:00
Beltring00:40:00
Belvedere00:38:00
Bexley00:36:00
Bexleyheath00:40:00
Birchington-on-sea00:55:00
Blackheath00:55:00
Broadstairs01:09:00
Charlton00:53:00
Chatham00:07:00
Chestfield & Swalecliffe00:44:00
City Thameslink01:19:00
Crayford00:33:00
Cricklewood01:39:00
Cuxton00:04:00
Dartford00:28:00
Deal01:32:00
Denmark Hill01:13:00
Deptford01:03:00
Dover Priory01:50:00
Dumpton Park01:14:00
East Farleigh00:28:00
Ebbsfleet International00:18:00
Elstree & Borehamwood01:49:30
Eltham00:48:00
Erith00:36:00
Falconwood00:45:00
Farringdon01:22:00
Faversham00:33:00
Flitwick02:32:00
Folkestone Central02:01:00
Folkestone West02:03:00
Gillingham (Kent)00:11:00
Gravesend00:12:00
Greenhithe for Bluewater00:21:00
Greenwich01:00:00
Halling00:08:00
Harlington (Bedfordshire)02:28:00
Harpenden02:09:00
Hendon01:42:00
Herne Bay00:47:00
Higham00:05:00
Hither Green00:55:00
Kentish Town01:31:00
Kidbrooke00:51:00
Leagrave02:24:00
Lee (London)00:49:00
Lewisham00:59:00
London Blackfriars01:17:00
London Bridge01:11:00
London Cannon Street01:12:00
London Charing Cross01:13:00
London St Pancras International01:26:00
London Victoria01:23:00
London Waterloo East01:09:00
Luton02:19:00
Luton Airport Parkway02:15:00
Maidstone Barracks00:21:00
Maidstone West00:24:30
Margate01:03:00
Martin Mill01:40:00
Maze Hill00:57:00
Mill Hill Broadway01:45:30
Mottingham00:46:00
New Eltham00:46:00
New Hythe00:13:00
Northfleet00:16:00
Nunhead01:07:00
Paddock Wood00:44:00
Peckham Rye01:10:00
Plumstead00:44:00
Radlett01:53:00
Rainham (Kent)00:16:00
Ramsgate01:15:00
Rochester00:03:00
Sandling02:08:00
Sandwich01:26:00
Sidcup00:42:00
Sittingbourne00:24:00
Slade Green00:34:00
Snodland00:11:00
St Albans City02:00:00
Stone Crossing00:23:00
Stratford International00:30:00
Swanscombe00:18:00
Tonbridge00:52:00
Walmer01:35:00
Wateringbury00:33:00
Welling00:43:00
West Hampstead Thameslink01:35:00
Westcombe Park00:55:00
Westenhanger02:11:00
Westgate-on-Sea01:01:00
Whitstable00:41:00
Woolwich Arsenal00:47:00
Woolwich Dockyard00:50:00
Yalding00:37:00

Rochester Station is 3.51 miles away.

Address: Rochester station, 86 Corporation Street, Rochester, Kent, ME1 1NH

Rochester is situated on the Chatham Main Line|North Kent Line and is managed by Southeastern.

Rochester Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Martins Close to Rochester Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Abbey Wood00:44:00
Adisham01:00:00
Ashford International02:14:00
Aylesham01:03:00
Bekesbourne00:56:00
Birchington-on-sea00:56:00
Broadstairs01:08:00
Bromley South00:35:00
Canterbury East00:50:00
Charlton00:56:00
Chatham00:04:00
Chestfield & Swalecliffe00:44:00
City Thameslink01:22:30
Dartford00:31:00
Deal01:29:00
Denmark Hill00:55:00
Deptford01:06:00
Dover Priory01:21:00
Dumpton Park01:14:00
Ebbsfleet International00:21:00
Elstree & Borehamwood01:53:00
Farningham Road00:20:00
Farringdon01:25:00
Faversham00:33:00
Folkestone Central01:58:00
Folkestone West02:00:00
Gillingham (Kent)00:08:00
Gravesend00:15:00
Greenhithe for Bluewater00:24:00
Greenwich01:03:00
Harpenden02:12:00
Herne Bay00:47:00
Higham00:08:00
Kearsney (Kent)01:14:00
Kentish Town01:34:00
London Blackfriars01:20:00
London Bridge01:14:00
London St Pancras International01:29:00
London Victoria00:56:00
Longfield00:16:00
Luton02:22:00
Luton Airport Parkway02:18:00
Margate01:02:00
Martin Mill01:37:00
Maze Hill01:00:00
Meopham00:12:00
Mill Hill Broadway01:49:00
Newington00:17:00
Northfleet00:19:00
Plumstead00:47:00
Radlett01:56:30
Rainham (Kent)00:13:00
Ramsgate01:15:00
Sandwich01:23:00
Selling00:41:00
Shepherds Well01:10:00
Sittingbourne00:22:00
Slade Green00:37:00
Snowdown01:06:00
Sole Street00:09:00
St Albans City02:03:00
St Mary Cray00:30:00
Stone Crossing00:26:00
Stratford International00:33:00
Strood (Kent)00:03:00
Swanley00:25:00
Swanscombe00:21:00
Teynham00:27:00
Walmer01:32:00
West Hampstead Thameslink01:38:00
Westcombe Park00:58:00
Westgate-on-Sea01:01:00
Whitstable00:41:00
Woolwich Arsenal00:50:00

Cuxton Station is 3.80 miles away.

Address: Cuxton station, Station Road, Cuxton, Kent, ME2 1AB

Cuxton is situated on the Medway Valley Line|Chatham Main Line and is managed by Southeastern.

Cuxton Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Martins Close to Cuxton Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Aylesford00:12:00
Beltring00:36:00
East Farleigh00:24:00
Halling00:04:00
Maidstone Barracks00:17:00
Maidstone West00:21:00
New Hythe00:09:00
Paddock Wood00:40:00
Snodland00:07:00
Strood (Kent)00:05:00
Tonbridge00:48:00
Wateringbury00:29:00
Yalding00:33:00

Nearest Airports

London Southend Airport is 14.01 miles away Directions from Martins Close to London Southend Airport
London City Airport is 18.73 miles away Directions from Martins Close to London City Airport
Biggin Hill Airport is 19.87 miles away Directions from Martins Close to Biggin Hill Airport
London Gatwick Airport is 33.1 miles away Directions from Martins Close to London Gatwick Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Gravesend Pier is 4.44 miles away

Directions from Martins Close to Gravesend Pier

Tilbury Ferry Terminal is 4.63 miles away

Directions from Martins Close to Tilbury Ferry Terminal

Woolwich Arsenal Pier is 17.7 miles away

Directions from Martins Close to Woolwich Arsenal Pier

Woolwich Ferry South Pier is 18.05 miles away

Directions from Martins Close to Woolwich Ferry South Pier

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Junction: M2 J2/A228 - 3.25 Miles Away

Directions from Martins Close to M2 J2/A228

Junction: M2 J3/A229/A2045 - 6.72 Miles Away

Directions from Martins Close to M2 J3/A229/A2045

Junction: M2 J4/A278 - 8.14 Miles Away

Directions from Martins Close to M2 J4/A278

Junction: M20 J4/A228 - 8.47 Miles Away

Directions from Martins Close to M20 J4/A228

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: Coalhouse Fort
Historic Properties
Distance: 2.92 (miles)
Directions from Martins Close to Coalhouse Fort
Attraction Name: Guildhall Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 3.02 (miles)
Directions from Martins Close to Guildhall Museum
Attraction Name: Cobham Wood and Mausoleum
Historic Properties
Distance: 3.1 (miles)
Directions from Martins Close to Cobham Wood and Mausoleum
Attraction Name: St James Cooling
Historic Properties
Distance: 3.12 (miles)
Directions from Martins Close to St James Cooling