Newington, Folkestone and Hythe
St Nicholas' Church, Newington
|Population||368 (parish, 2011 Census)|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||South East Coast|
Newington is a village in the English county of Kent located 1 mile (1.6 km) north-west of Folkestone. It gives its name to Newington-Shepway Parish Council, which has five councillors, and includes the hamlets of Arpinge and Beachborough. The village lies to the north of the M20 motorway and the A20 road; the Channel Tunnel complex is nearby.
The ecclesiastical parish was known as Newington-next-Hythe, the latter town being 2 1⁄2 miles (4.0 km) to the south-west; the parish church is dedicated to St Nicholas. Nearby there used to be a 13th-century Augustinian priory, founded in 1253 by Sir John Maunsell, who became a counsellor of King Henry III.
- "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 19 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Newington-Shepway Parish Council
- Newington-next-Hythe notes
- Historical notes on Newington: British History on Line
Media related to Newington at Wikimedia Commons