Stanford, Kent

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Stanford
The Drum Inn, Stanford, Kent, UK.jpg
The Drum Inn
Stanford is located in Kent
Stanford
Stanford
Location within Kent
Population429 (2011)[1]
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townAshford
Postcode districtTN25
Dialling code01303
PoliceKent
FireKent
AmbulanceSouth East Coast
EU ParliamentSouth East England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Kent
51°06′11″N 1°02′25″E / 51.103°N 1.0403°E / 51.103; 1.0403Coordinates: 51°06′11″N 1°02′25″E / 51.103°N 1.0403°E / 51.103; 1.0403

Stanford is a village in Kent, England, close to Folkestone, and within the Parish of Stanford. It is part of the Folkestone and Hythe parliamentary constituency, and administratively part of the District of Folkestone and Hythe, whose council headquarters are in Folkestone.

It has been divided by the M20 into Stanford North and Stanford South. The Stanford Windmill is to the north of the M20 and west of the ancient Roman Stone Street. The parish church is All Saints. The 2011 Census population includes the village of Westenhanger.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Office for National Statistics. "Parish population 2011". UK government. Retrieved 31 January 2017.

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