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Sholden Primary School.jpg
Sholden Primary School
Sholden is located in Kent
 Sholden shown within Kent
Population 1,643 
OS grid reference TR355525
District Dover
Shire county Kent
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town DEAL
Postcode district CT14
Dialling code 01304
Police Kent
Fire Kent
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Dover
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Coordinates: 51°13′23″N 1°22′16″E / 51.2230°N 1.3712°E / 51.2230; 1.3712

Sholden is a quiet village near Deal towards Sandwich in Kent, South East England.

It has previously be known as 'Soldone' and 'Scholdon'.[1]

It has a Grade II* listed church, St Nicholas,[2] which is in the diocese of Canterbury, and deanry of Sandwich.[1] It also has a school, a cricket field and one public house, 'The Sportsman'.

It is also the starting point of Miner's Way Trail. Linking up the coalfield parishes of East Kent.[3]


  1. ^ a b Hasted, Edward (1800). "Parishes". The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent (Institute of Historical Research) 9: 605–611. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 
  2. ^ British Listed Buildings retrieved 20 July 2013
  3. ^ "The History of the Coalfield Parishes". Retrieved 20 November 2013. 

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