Ringwould

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Ringwould
St Nicholas Church, Ringwould.jpg
St Nicholas' Church, Ringwould
Ringwould is located in Kent
Ringwould
Ringwould
Ringwould shown within Kent
Population2,030 (2011)[1]
OS grid referenceTR3548
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townDEAL
Postcode districtCT14
Dialling code01304
PoliceKent
FireKent
AmbulanceSouth East Coast
EU ParliamentSouth East England
List of places
UK
England
Kent
51°11′06″N 1°22′30″E / 51.185°N 1.375°E / 51.185; 1.375Coordinates: 51°11′06″N 1°22′30″E / 51.185°N 1.375°E / 51.185; 1.375

Ringwould is a village and electoral ward near Deal in Kent, England. The coastal confederation of Cinque Ports during its mediaeval period consisted of a confederation of 42 towns and villages in all. This included Ringwould, as a 'limb' of Dover.[2]

Ripple Windmill, which is being restored, lies within the parish.

The village also has one Grade II listed building, in its district.[3] as well as the Grade I listed church of St Nicholas.[4]

Frederick Ernest Cleary (1905-1984) CBE, who was originally a Chartered Surveyor from Crouch End, London. Later, he formed a very successful company 'Haslemere Estates', who refurbished many of the City of London's fine old buildings during the 1970s and '80s. In 1975 Fred purchased and refurbished an old rectory building ('Ripple Down House') in Ringwould. This became an environmental education centre for children. It later merged with the 'Bay Trust' in St Margeret's Bay. Who manage and operate the Pines Garden.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ward/Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 4 October 2015.
  2. ^ http://www.villagenet.co.uk/history/1155-cinqueports.php
  3. ^ "Ringwould House, Ringwould with Kingsdown". www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk. Retrieved 8 December 2013.
  4. ^ "Church of St Nicholas, Ringwould with Kingsdown". www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk. Retrieved 8 December 2013.
  5. ^ "The History of the Bay Trust". baytrust.org.uk. 2013. Archived from the original on 9 January 2014. Retrieved 8 December 2013.

External links[edit]

Media related to Ringwould at Wikimedia Commons