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Great Mongeham, Kent

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Great Mongeham, Kent

Great Mongeham is a village and civil parish in East Kent, on the outskirts of Deal. Its name is derived from Mundelingham or village of Mundel. Parts of Great Mongeham's church, St Martin's, date back to the 13th century. In the 19th century it was restored by William Butterfield. Locally produced ice cream and sausages found favour with Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, who, as Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports, often stayed in her nearby official residence, Walmer Castle.
DistrictDover
Post townCANTERBURY
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTR3451
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
Population747
 

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

Mongeham ~ Mongeham Great

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

Mongeham, Great, par. and vil., Kent, 2 miles SW. of Deal, 886 ac., pop. 469; P.O.

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