Postling

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Postling
Postling is located in Kent
Postling
Postling
Location within Kent
Population179 [1]
206 (2011 Census)[2]
OS grid referenceTR145390
Civil parish
  • Postling
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townHYTHE
Postcode districtCT21
Dialling code01303
PoliceKent
FireKent
AmbulanceSouth East Coast
EU ParliamentSouth East England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Kent
51°06′39″N 1°03′53″E / 51.1108°N 1.0646°E / 51.1108; 1.0646Coordinates: 51°06′39″N 1°03′53″E / 51.1108°N 1.0646°E / 51.1108; 1.0646

Postling village and civil parish is situated near the Roman road of Stone Street, about 17 miles (27 km) south of Canterbury, Kent, in South East England. Postlinges is the spelling used in the Domesday Book where it was part of the lands of Hugo de Montsort; Postlinge is also seen in old records. There is much archaeological evidence of continued occupation of the area. Postling Place is the old manor house. The population of the civil parish includes the hamlet of Newbarn.

The church is dedicated to Saints Mary & Radegund.

A junction south of the village is known as Postling Wents; "went" or "vent" is an older Kent word which means "ways". It was once the crossroads where the London to Folkestone road crossed the Lympne to Lyminge road, but is now a sharp bend on the A20.

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  1. ^ National Statistics Census 2001
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 20 September 2016.

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