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Bekesbourne, Kent

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Bekesbourne, Kent

Bekesbourne is a village, within the civil parish of Bekesbourne-with-Patrixbourne, near Canterbury in Kent, South East England. Situated approximately three miles south-east of the city boundary, the village has a church, St Peter's Parish Church which has a Norman doorway, a 13th century chancel and the first recorded example of brick mathematical tiles.
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTR1955
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
Population868 (Parish)

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

Beaksbourne ~ Brakes Bourn ~ Burnes ~ Borne

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

Beaksbourne, par. with ry. sta., E. Kent, 3 miles SE. of Canterbury, 1141 ac., pop. 335.

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