Coombe, Kent

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Coordinates: 51°16′18″N 1°17′37″E / 51.2716°N 1.2937°E / 51.2716; 1.2937

Coombe
Coombe is located in Kent
Coombe
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 Coombe shown within Kent
OS grid reference TR298576
District Dover
Shire county Kent
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Dover
Postcode district CT13
Dialling code 01304
Police Kent
Fire Kent
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
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Coombe is a settlement in the English county of Kent. It lies between Ash-next-Sandwich and Woodnesborough.

According to Edward Hasted in 1800, it was a hamlet in the western section of the parish of Woodnesborough.[1]

Coombe Lane passes through the small settlement between Ash towards New Street (heading to Woodnesborough). Coombe Lane Cottage is a Grade II Listed cottage on the lane.[2]

Etymology[edit]

The village's name derives from Ancient Celtic cumbā "valley" which was taken into Old English. The name was recorded as æt cumban in 1005, the first word æt representing 'at'

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hasted, Edward (1800). "Parishes". The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent (Institute of Historical Research) 610: 121–144. Retrieved 12 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Coombe Lane Cottage,Woodnesborough". www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk. Retrieved 11 November 2013. 

External links[edit]

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