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Southfleet, Kent

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Southfleet, Kent

Southfleet is a small compact village three miles SW of Gravesend in Kent; it is a civil parish within the borough of Dartford, and includes within its boundaries the hamlets of Betsham and Westwood, and the even smaller settlement of Northfleet Green. The main village is grouped around a crossroads and many of its buildings, including the Ship Inn, are extremely old. The parish church of St Nicholas has 14th century origins, although pre-Roman Christian remains have been found in the area.
DistrictDartford
Post townGravesend
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ6171
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01474
 

Other names by which Southfleet, Kent has been known in the past

South Fleet ~ Suthfleta ~ Sudfleta

Southfleet, Kent in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Southfleet, par. and vil., Kent - par., 2409 ac., pop. 922; vil., 3 miles SW. of Gravesend; P.O., called South Fleet.

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