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Snargate, Kent

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Snargate, Kent

Snargate is a village near New Romney in Kent, England. Snargate's most surprising claim to fame in the late 19th century, is that it was home to an important artist. Harold Gilman, sometimes called the English Van Gogh, was a British Impressionist and a member of the Camden Town Group. He grew up at Snargate Rectory, where his father was Rector.
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ9828
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Population112 (parish, 2001 Census)

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

Snargate, par., Kent, 6 miles NW. of New Romney, 1600 ac. (25 water), pop. 149.

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