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Dungeness, Kent

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Dungeness, Kent

Dungeness is a headland on the coast of Kent, England, formed largely of a shingle beach in the form of a cuspate foreland. It shelters a large area of low-lying land, Romney Marsh. Dungeness is also the name of the power station and a few other nearby buildings near the beach, and of an important ecological site at the same location.
Post townRomney Marsh
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTR0916
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

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

Dunge Ness

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

Dungeness, ry. sta., at Dunge Ness, E. Kent, 3 miles SE. of Lydd.

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