Knowlton, Kent

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St Clement church, Knowlton, Kent.jpg
St Clement's Church, Knowlton
Knowlton is located in Kent
 Knowlton shown within Kent
District Dover
Shire county Kent
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district CT3
Police Kent
Fire Kent
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
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Coordinates: 51°14′06″N 1°16′30″E / 51.235°N 1.275°E / 51.235; 1.275

Knowlton was an eccesiastical and civil parish; the former was abolished in 1940 [1], the latter in 1935 [2], and the hamlet is now part of Goodnestone civil parish. It is located about 10 miles (16 km) north of Dover in Kent, England. Knowlton Hall, set in 200 acres (81 ha) of parkland, is located here.

The Church of St Clement is now redundant and in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust. It contains many fine monuments and is open daily.

Knowlton is a thankful village, in that it did not lose anyone in World War I.

It was once served (1916-1948) by a halt on the East Kent Light Railway, one of Colonel Stephen's lines, which ran between Sheperdswell & Wingham.

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