Newchurch, Kent

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Newchurch, Kent church.jpg
Newchurch Church's leaning tower
Newchurch is located in Kent
Newchurch shown within Kent
Population 315 (2011)[1]
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Romney Marsh
Postcode district TN29
Police Kent
Fire Kent
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament
List of places
KentCoordinates: 51°02′42″N 0°55′48″E / 51.045°N 0.93°E / 51.045; 0.93

Newchurch is a village and civil parish in the Shepway District in Kent, England. The village is located on the Romney Marsh, 3 miles (4.8 km) west of Dymchurch

During the Second World War it was home to an RAF airfield, RAF Newchurch, that operated Hawker Tempest fighter aircraft under Wing Commander Roland Beamont which participated in the defence of the UK against the German V-1 flying bomb offensive of 1944. A Chain Home coastal radar station was also located there.

The parish church is dedicated to St Peter and St Paul.[2] The ecclesiastical parish forms part of the Romney Deanery of the Maidstone archdeaconry of the Diocese of Canterbury.


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