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Barfrestone, Kent

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Barfrestone, Kent

Barfrestone is a hamlet in East Kent, UK between Shepherdswell, Eythorne and Nonington and close to the pit villages of Elvington and Snowdown. Of note are the tiny Norman church, complete with internationally famous carvings around the door, the bell in the adjacent yew tree, and the offices and workshops of L'Arche Kent Community. Alternative spellings are Barfreston and Barfreystone. Old English pronunciation - "Barson" - now known as "Bar-fre-ston", rather than "Bar-fre-stone".
DistrictDover
Post townDOVER
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTR2650
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 code01304
 

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