Coordinates: 51°07'32?N 0°58'51?E? / ?51.12568, 0.980707
Brabourne is a civil parish in the Ashford district of Kent, England, including the village of Brabourne Lees. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 1,442. The village centre is just under five miles east of Ashford town centre.
The parish church is dedicated to St Mary the Blessed Virgin; there is also a Zion Strict Baptist Chapel. The church of St. Mary is an ancient building of stone, in the Norman and Early English styles, and has a tower, which was restored in 1923-4, containing 6 bells: there are numerous monuments to the Scott family, some brasses and several stained windows, one of which contains very early glass: the church affords 200 sittings.
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