East Langdon

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East Langdon
St Augustine's Church, East Langdon.jpg
St Augustine's Church
East Langdon is located in Kent
East Langdon
East Langdon
Location within Kent
OS grid referenceTR332458
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townDover
Postcode districtCT15
Dialling code01304
PoliceKent
FireKent
AmbulanceSouth East Coast
EU ParliamentSouth East England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Kent
51°09′53″N 1°20′08″E / 51.1647°N 1.3355°E / 51.1647; 1.3355Coordinates: 51°09′53″N 1°20′08″E / 51.1647°N 1.3355°E / 51.1647; 1.3355

East Langdon is a village in the Dover district of Kent, England, and 3 miles (5 km) northeast from Dover town. The population is included in the civil parish of Langdon

East Langdon was mentioned in the Domesday Book. The word 'Langdon' is "long hill" in Old English.[citation needed] The first reference to the village, in 861, mentions one Langandune, but a reference in 1291 mentions Estlangedoun and Westlangedone,[citation needed] the latter village of West Langdon being located about 1 mile (1.6 km) to the northwest.

The church is dedicated to Saint Augustine. The remains of West Langdon Abbey are nearby.

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