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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
18th November 2018
Reference:   31184
Placename:   Kingswood
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 30th March 2012
GNB File:   GNB3890
LGA:   Penrith
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 46 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 43 40
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 45 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 43 44
Topographic Map:   Penrith
1:100000 Map:   Penrith 9030
Parish:   Castlereagh
County:   Cumberland
Description:   A suburb of the City of Penrith. Boundaries within the Penrith Council area shown on map GNB3890-4.
Origin:   Named after the king family who held grants of land in this area. It was formerly known as 'Cross Roads',as it marked an intersection of another great road from Richmond to the 'Cowpastures' near Camden.
History:   The first extensive sub-division of land in the area took place in the 1800's. Further development in the area was hastened by the Kingswood or St Stephens Estate being offered for sale in 1914.
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