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Acol, Kent

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Acol, Kent

Acol (formerly Acholt) is a hamlet and civil parish about 1.5 miles south of Birchington in Kent, England. It is one of the smallest communities in Kent, and over the years large parts of the parish have been transferred to other neighbouring communities. Acol is close to the Western end of the runway at Manston Airport.
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTR3067
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01843

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


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

Acol, or Wood, par., in Isle of Thanet, E. Kent, 3 miles SW. of Margate, 1434 ac., pop. 297.

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