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Hastingleigh, Kent

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Hastingleigh, Kent

The small civil parish of Hastingleigh lies on top of the North Downs in Kent three miles east of Wye and ten miles south of Canterbury, near the locally renowned beauty spot of the Devil's Kneading Trough, on the North Downs Way with views towards Ashford, Romney Marsh and the Weald. Hastingleigh has a current population of about 200 serviced by a garage and a public house. Hastingleigh, also one of the very few small villages to have not received a broadband service until late 2006.
DistrictAshford
Post townTONBRIDGE
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTR0944
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
Population247
 

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

Hastingelai ~ Hastingelei

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

Hastingleigh, par. and hamlet, E. Kent, 8 miles SE. of Ashford, 1515 ac., pop. 229; P.O.

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