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A Quick Overview of Kennington
Kennington is a district in London, England, south of the River Thames. It is mainly within the London Borough of Lambeth, running along the boundary with the London Borough of Southwark a boundary which can be discerned from the early medieval period between the Lambeth and St George's parishes of those boroughs respectively.
- It is located 1.4 miles (2.3 km) south of Charing Cross, in Inner London and is identified as a local centre in the London Plan.
- It was a royal manor in the ancient parish of St Mary, Lambeth in the county of Surrey and was the administrative centre of the parish from 1853.
- Proximity to central London was key to the development of the area as a residential suburb and it was incorporated into the metropolitan area of London in 1855.