Arpinge

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Arpinge
Arpinge is located in Kent
Arpinge
Arpinge
 Arpinge shown within Kent
District Shepway
Shire county Kent
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Kent
Fire Kent
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Folkestone and Hythe
List of places
UK
England
Kent

Coordinates: 51°06′22″N 1°07′55″E / 51.106°N 1.132°E / 51.106; 1.132

Arpinge is a hamlet between Paddlesworth and Newington, Shepway to the west of Folkestone in Kent, England. It consists of three working farms, three now converted to residential use and a further four houses. The name probably originates from the Old English 'eorpa' (dark-skinned (person)) and 'inge' (a settlement). There is no church as it falls within the ecclesiastical parish of Newington-next-Hythe. There are no shops and the nearest pub is the 'Cat and Custard Pot' in Paddlesworth.