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Eythorne, Kent

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Eythorne, Kent

Eythorne is a civil parish and small village of about 1,000 homes, located 7.3 miles NNW of Dover in Kent. There are currently about 2,500 residents. Although not classed as one of the former pit villages of Kent, it was however situated approximately one mile from Tilmanstone - which closed in 1986. Today many of it's residents commute to work in Dover (Docks), or in Canterbury.
DistrictDover
Post townDover
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTR2849
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
Population2,493 (Parish)
 

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

Eythorn

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

Eythorn, par. and vil., E. Kent, 6 ½ miles NW. of Dover, 1323 ac., pop. 468; P.O., called Eythorne.

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