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North Foreland, Kent

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North Foreland, Kent

North Foreland is a chalk headland on the Kent coast of southeast England. North Foreland forms the eastern end of the Isle of Thanet. It presents a bold cliff to the sea, and commands views over the southern North Sea.
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTR4069
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityKent

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

Foreland ~ Foreland North

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

Foreland, North, headland, on NE. coast of Kent, 2½ m. SE. of Margate; has lighthouse, 85 ft. high, with occulting light 188 ft. above high water and seen 19 m.

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