Newington, Shepway

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Newington
Newington is located in Kent
Newington
Newington
 Newington shown within Kent
Population 341 (parish, 2001 Census)
District Shepway
Shire county Kent
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town FOLKESTONE
Postcode district CT18
Dialling code 01303
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°05′31″N 1°06′52″E / 51.092°N 1.1144°E / 51.092; 1.1144Newington is a village in Kent, England one mile (1.6 km) west-north-west of Folkestone. It gives its name to Newington-Shepway Parish Council, which has five councillors,[1] and includes the hamlets of Arpinge and Beachborough. The village lies to the north of the M20 motorway and the A20 road; the Channel Tunnel complex is nearby.

The ecclesiastical parish was known as Newington-next-Hythe, the latter town being 2 12 miles (4.0 km) to the south-west; the parish church is dedicated to St Nicholas.[2] Nearby there used to be a 13th-century Augustinian priory, founded in 1253 by Sir John Maunsell, who became a counsellor of King Henry III.[3]

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