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Sellindge, Kent

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Sellindge, Kent

Sellindge is a civil parish and village on the A20 road between Ashford and Folkestone in Kent, South East England. Sellindge is part of North Downs West Ward of Shepway District Council but part of the Elham ward of Kent County Council. The village plays host to the annual Sellindge Music Festival and also hosts the Sellindge Steam Fair every year, with displays including traction engines, steam, diesel and electric locomotive units, buses and lorries.
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTR1038
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01303
Population1,356 (parish, 2001 Census)

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

Sellinge ~ Skelling ~ Sedlinges

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

Sellinge, par. and vil., Kent - par., 2063 ac., pop. 649; vil., 5 miles NW. of Hythe; P.O., T.O.

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