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Ruckinge, Kent

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Ruckinge, Kent

The village of Ruckinge is located in Kent. It lies seven miles southeast of Ashford on the B2067 Hamstreet to Hythe road. It is the centre of a civil parish of the same name, which also includes the scattered community of Bromley Green. The population of the parish is 727 persons, and is divided in two (Upper and Lower) by a belt of woodland. The village has a public house (Blue Anchor), church (St Mary Magdalene) and Methodist chapel. The Royal Military Canal runs to the south of Ruckinge.
DistrictAshford
Post townTONBRIDGE
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTR0233
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
Population727
 

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

Rochinges

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

Ruckinge, par. and vil., Kent, adjacent to Royal Military Canal, 1 mile E. of Ham Street sta. and 6 miles S. of Ashford, 3448 ac., pop. 396; P.O.

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