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Faversham

(făv`ərshəm), town (1991 pop. 15,914), Kent, SE England, a port on a tributary of the Swale River. It is situated in a region where fruit and hops are grown. Timber, oil, fodder, apples, and cherries are shipped to London. Faversham has shipyards and light industries including brickmaking, food processing, oyster fishing, and brewing. Of notable interest are the many Roman and Saxon remains. Faversham was an early member of the federation of the Cinque PortsCinque Ports
[O. Fr.,=five ports], name applied to an association of maritime towns in Sussex and Kent, SE England. They originally numbered five: Hastings, Romney (now New Romney), Hythe, Dover, and Sandwich. The association was informally organized in the 11th cent.
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. King Stephen, who founded the Cluniac abbey (now in ruins), was buried there in the 12th cent. with his queen, Matilda. In 1781 a powder mill blew up and destroyed half of the town.
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On July 25, a record-breaking temperature of 38.7.C (101.66.F) was registered at Cambridge University Botanic Garden, exceeding the previous UK high of 38.5.C (101.3.F) set in Faversham, Kent, in August 2003.
If validated, it would replace the current highest temperature on record for the UK - 38.5C recorded in Faversham, Kent, in August 2003.
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