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
East Langdon shown within Kent
OS grid reference TR332458
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Dover
Postcode district CT15
Dialling code 01304
Police Kent
Fire Kent
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament
List of places
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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