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Capel-le-Ferne, Kent

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Capel-le-Ferne, Kent

Capel-le-Ferne, the name of which derives from the phrase "Chapel in the Ferns", is a village situated near Folkestone, Kent. It has a population of approximately 2,400. Perched on top of the White cliffs of Dover, its foremost attraction is the Battle of Britain Memorial, opened by the Queen Mother on July 9, 1993 and dedicated to those who fought in the Battle of Britain between July 10 and October 31, 1940. The Memorial is built upon part of a former WW2 coastal battery (No. 2 and No.
DistrictDover
Post townFolkestone
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTR2438
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
Population2,400 (2005)
 

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