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Tankerton, Kent

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Tankerton, Kent

A suburb of Whitstable in south-east England, Tankerton was a commercial development by the Tankerton Estate Company in the late 19th century, and was designed with a grid of streets leading from the shoreline. It used to be known as Tankerton-on-Sea. The slopes to the shore are a site of special scientific interest because they support the largest single population of the large umbellifer hog's fennel Peucedanum officinale in Britain.
DistrictCity of Canterbury
Post townWhitstable
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTR1266
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01227
Population4,900 (2005)

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