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Littlestone-on-Sea, Kent

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Littlestone-on-Sea, Kent

Littlestone-on-Sea is a small coastal village close to New Romney. Started in the 1880s by Sir Robert Perks, as a resort for the gentry, at the point of the local lifeboat station. At low tide a WWII 'Mulberry Harbour' is visible and along the coast there is a P.L.U.T.O. or Pipe Line Under The Ocean, formerly used to carry petrol across to France during the D-Day landings. The First Men in the Moon Littlestone is the location of Mr Bedford's landing in the sphere in H.G.
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTR0724
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01797

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