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East Langdon, Kent

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East Langdon, Kent

East Langdon is a village in the Dover district of Kent, England, five miles NE of Dover town. East Langdon was mentioned in the Domesday Book. The word Langdon goes back to Old English, meaning long hill. The first reference to the village, in 861, mentions one Langandune, but a reference in 1291 mentions Estlangedoun and Westlangedone, the latter village of West Langdon being located about one mile to the north west. The church is dedicated to Saint Augustine.
Post townDover
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTR3346
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01304

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

Langdon ~ Langdon East

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

Langdon, East, par. and vil., Kent, 3½ miles NE. of Dover, 1086 ac., pop. 307; P.O.

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