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Littlebourne, Kent

Littlebourne is a village and civil parish 3 miles outside of Canterbury in Kent, South East England. The 13th-century church, St Vincent of Saragossa, is thought to have been founded by the monks of St Augustine's Abbey and contains an ancient wall painting depicting Saint Christopher, patron saint of travellers. It is also thought that the convent of St Augustine used Littlebourne for the plantation of vines. It is three miles outside of the city of Canterbury.
DistrictCity of Canterbury
Post townCANTERBURY
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTR2057
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
Population1,454 (Parish)
 

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

Littlebourn ~ Liteburne

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

Littlebourn, par. and vil., Kent, 4 miles E. of Canterbury, 2152 ac., pop. 757; P.O., T.O.

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