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Postling, Kent

Postling village and civil parish is situated near the Roman road of Stone Street, about 17 miles south of Canterbury, Kent, in South East England. Postlinges is the spelling used in the Domesday Book where it was part of the lands of Hugo de Montsort; Postlinge is also seen in old records. There is much archaeological evidence of continued occupation of the area. Postling Place is the old manor house. The church is dedicated to Saints Mary & Radegund.
DistrictShepway
Post townCANTERBURY
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTR1438
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 code01303
Population179
 

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

Pist ~ Postinges

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

Postling, par., Kent, 3 miles N. of Hythe, 1563 ac., pop. 139.

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