Monks Horton

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Monks Horton is a small civil parish in the Shepway District of Kent, England. It is located 3 miles (5 km) north of Hythe. Within the civil parish are the hamlets of Horton and Broad Street. The parish is governed by a parish meeting, rather than a parish council, because of its small size. The name comes from a medieval priory's having been built here[1]

Mount Morris, Monks Horton, the Seat of Morris Drake Morris, Esq. Engraved by Johannes Kip after Thomas Badeslade, 1719.

The population of the parish in 2001 was 95.[2]


Coordinates: 51°7′13″N 1°1′15″E / 51.12028°N 1.02083°E / 51.12028; 1.02083