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Godmersham, Kent

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Godmersham, Kent

Godmersham is a village and civil parish in the Ashford District of Kent, England. The village is located on the Great Stour river where it cuts through the North Downs. It is four miles (6.4 km) north-east of Ashford on the A28 road midway between Ashford and Canterbury in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with the North Downs Way and Pilgrims' Way traversing the parish. The parish includes both Godmersham village itself, and Bilting.
DistrictAshford
Post townCANTERBURY
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTR0650
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 code01227
Population366
 

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

Gomersham

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

Godmersham, par. and vil., E. Kent, on river Stour, 6 miles NE. of Ashford, 3106 ac., pop. 358; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. is G. Park, seat of Earl St Vincent.

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