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Ospringe, Kent

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Ospringe, Kent

Ospringe is a village and civil parish in the English county of Kent. It has a population of 715. Located south of Faversham, Ospringe forms part of the Borough of Swale. It lies south of the Roman road Watling Street and remains of substantial Roman buildings have been found to its north west; the ruins of the abandoned Stone Chapel lie nearby.
DistrictSwale
Post townFAVERSHAM
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTR0060
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 code01795
Population715 (2001)
 

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

Ospringes

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

Ospringe, par. and vil., Kent - par., partly in bor. of Faversham, 2874 ac., pop. 1217; vil., 2 miles SW. of Faversham; P.O.; has remains of Maison Dieu for lepers, founded in 1235 by Henry III.

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