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Challock, Kent

Challock is a village and civil parish in the Borough of Ashford, Kent, England. The village centre is located between Faversham [8 miles (12.8 km) to the north] and Ashford town (6 miles to the south). It dates from around AD823. Challock is situated close to one of the highest points on the North Downs, the 700-foot contour lies close to the village. Snowfall is often heavy as a result.
DistrictAshford
Post townASHFORD
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTR0050
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 code01233
Population843
 

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

Challock, par. and vil., E. Kent, near river Stour, 4 miles NE. of Ashford, 2827 ac., pop. 356; P.O.

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