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Upchurch, Kent

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Upchurch, Kent

Upchurch village is situated at the junction of numerous minor roads in the Swale district of Kent, England. It is a civil parish within Swale Borough Council, and the village centre is about 1 mile (1.6 km) east of the boundary with the unitary authority of Medway.
Post townSittingbourne
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ8467
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01634

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


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

Upchurch, par. and vil., Kent, on a creek of the Medway, 5 miles E. of Chatham, 3122 ac., pop. 1121; P.O.; has remains of a Roman cemetery, extensive traces of a Roman pottery, and large gravel pits abounding with fossils.

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