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Hoath church by Nick Smith.jpg
Holy Cross Church, Hoath
Hoath is located in Kent
 Hoath shown within Kent
Area  6.51 km2 (2.51 sq mi)
Population 551 (Civil Parish)[1]
   – density  85/km2 (220/sq mi)
OS grid reference TR200641
District City of Canterbury
Shire county Kent
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district CT3
Dialling code 01227
Police Kent
Fire Kent
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Canterbury
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Coordinates: 51°20′02″N 1°09′47″E / 51.334°N 1.163°E / 51.334; 1.163

Hoath is a semi-rural village and civil parish in the City of Canterbury local government district. The hamlets of Knaves Ash, Maypole, Ford, Old Tree, Shelvingford and Stoney Acre are included in the parish.


Within Hoath there is a small primary school, a camp site called Southview Camping, a pub/restaurant (the Prince of Wales), a small church and village hall.

Hoath has a small general aviation airfield (ICAO: EGHB) west of the village near Maypole.


Hoath was recorded in the Domesday Book. A Chantry either in or connected with Hoath is recorded in the 14th century, ('Hothe' in the parish of 'Reculvere'), with John Gardener as the chaplain, successor to Henry atte Were. [2]

It had a small convenience shop of its own from at least the 19th century to the 21st century.


  1. ^ Key Statistics; Quick Statistics: Population Density United Kingdom Census 2011 Office for National Statistics Retrieved 21 November 2013
  2. ^ Plea Rolls of the Court of Common Pleas; National Archive; CP 40/541, year 1396; http://aalt.law.uh.edu/AALT6/R2/CP40no541a/bCP40no541adorses/IMG_0652.htm; first entry, with "Kant" in the margin; the dispute was whether a situation should be investigated in the secular or ecclastical Courts

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