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Hawkinge, Kent

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Hawkinge, Kent

Hawkinge is a village and civil parish in the Shepway District of Kent, England. The original village of Hawkinge is actually just less than a mile (c. 1.3 km) due east of the present village centre (roughly 51° 6'55.14"N, 1°11'2.00"E); the modern, much larger, village of Hawkinge was formed by the merging of Hawkinge and Uphill. Walking south from the village past it is possible to see stunning views of Cheriton, Folkestone and the Channel Tunnel complex.
DistrictShepway
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTR2140
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
Population4,405 (parish, 2001 Census)
 

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

Hawkinge, par., E. Kent, 2 miles N. of Folkestone, 522 ac., pop. 113; P.O.

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