Coldred

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Coldred
St Pancras church - geograph.org.uk - 634027.jpg
St Pancras, Coldred's Grade I listed Saxon church
Coldred is located in Kent
Coldred
Coldred
Location within Kent
Civil parish
  • Sherpherdswell with Coldred
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townDover
Postcode districtCT15
PoliceKent
FireKent
AmbulanceSouth East Coast
EU ParliamentSouth East England
List of places
UK
England
Kent
51°10′30″N 1°14′42″E / 51.175°N 1.245°E / 51.175; 1.245Coordinates: 51°10′30″N 1°14′42″E / 51.175°N 1.245°E / 51.175; 1.245

Coldred is a village in the Shepherdswell with Coldred civil parish in the Dover District of Kent, England.

The village name derives from the charcoal burners who lived here before the Norman conquest of England.[citation needed] The Oxford Dictionary of Place Names lists various spellings: Coeldred, Coelret and Colret.[citation needed]

Coldred, at nearly 400 feet (122 m) above sea level, is one of the highest places in East Kent.[citation needed]

The village contains 55 dwellings,[citation needed] and a church dedicated to St Pancras. Village children attend the primary school at Shepherdswell, less than 1 mile (2 km) to the northwest.

Coldred's population, which in 1994 was 110,[citation needed] is included in the civil parish of Sheperdswell with Coldred.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Coldred at Wikimedia Commons