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Harbledown, Kent

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Harbledown, Kent

Harbledown is a village to the west of Canterbury, Kent in England, now contiguous with the city, although still a separate village. It forms part of the civil parish of Harbledown and Rough Common. The High Street is a conservation area with many fascinating colloquial buildings either side of a sharp climb towards the city. There is also a good Georgian terrace on the south side. The Parish Church of St.
DistrictCity of Canterbury
Post townCANTERBURY
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTR1358
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 code01227
Population2,137 (2001)
 

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

St Nicholas Hospital

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

Harbledown, par. and vil., E. Kent, 1 mile W. of Canterbury, 1619 ac., pop. 720; P.O.; a celebrated resting-place of the Canterbury pilgrims.

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