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Elmsted, Kent

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Elmsted, Kent

Elmsted is a village and civil parish in the Shepway District of Kent, England. It is located west of Stone Street (the B2068), the Roman road which today takes traffic between Canterbury and Lympne. Within the parish are the settlements of Bodsham, North Leigh and Evington. There are six elected members of the Parish Council. The parish church is dedicated to St James the Great; and the local school is Bodsham Church of England Primary School.
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTR1144
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01233
Population292 (parish, 2001 Census)

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


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

Elmsted, par. and vil., E. Kent, 6½ miles NE. of Ashford, 2726 ac., pop. 433.

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