The A20 is a two-digit major road in south-east England, carrying traffic from London to Dover in Kent. Parts of the route now followed by the modern road, particularly the first section, was opened as a turnpike in the early part of the 18th century. The line of the road throughout Kent runs closely in parallel with the M20 motorway. ...more on Wikipedia about "A20 road"
The A21 is one of the ten principal roads having two digits in the south-east of England. It takes traffic from London to Hastings, East Sussex. Parts of the route follow the turnpike opened in 1710 from Sevenoaks to Tunbridge Wells; other sections of the road were similarly dealt with later in the century. ...more on Wikipedia about "A21 road"
The A25 road is one of the two cross-country two-digit numbered roads in the southeast of England. It carries traffic from Guildford in Surrey through Dorking, and thence eastward along the southern edge of the North Downs, to reach Maidstone in Kent. En route the road passes through Reigate, Redhill, Nutfield, Godstone, Oxted, Westerham, Brasted and Sevenoaks. At Wrotham Heath near Borough Green the A25 meets the A20; at this point the A25 ceases to exist, and utilises the latter to reach Maidstone. ...more on Wikipedia about "A25 road"
The A282 is a road linking the two ends of the M25 at Dartford and Thurrock, via the Dartford Crossing. ...more on Wikipedia about "A282 road"
BBC Radio Kent is the BBC Local Radio service for the English county of Kent. Launched in 1970 as BBC Radio Medway, originally serving the Medway Towns from Chatham. It gained its current name when its operations were expanded to Kent in 1983 as part of the BBC's policy of operating county-wide radio stations. ...more on Wikipedia about "BBC Radio Kent"
Bewl Water is a reservoir in the valley of the River Teise straddling the boundary between Kent and East Sussex. It is about 4 km south of Lamberhurst, Kent, England. The reservoir was part of a project to increase supplies of water in the area. Work began to dig the reservoir in 1973: by the time over 31,300 million litres of water had been pumped in, it was completed in 1975. It is now the largest body of inland water in south east England. ...more on Wikipedia about "Bewl Water"
Bishopsbourne is a small village in Kent, UK. It lies in the Nailbourne valley four miles from Canterbury and about fifteen miles from Dover. It has a public house, The Mermaid (Built in 1861), and a church, St Mary's, with 14th century wall paintings . Author Joseph Conrad lived here and his house, "Oswalds", still stands. The village hall is called "Conrad Hall" in his honour. Bishopsbourne was on the Elham Valley railway until traffic stopped in 1947, the original railway station is now a private residence. ...more on Wikipedia about "Bishopsbourne" If you like you could tell us your opinion about www.shortopedia.com shortopedia
Cheriton is a district of Folkestone, Kent, England, best known as the site of the Channel Tunnel terminal. It is also a military garrison and at time of writing (2005) a Gurkha unit is based at Shorncliffe barracks. In Cheriton are two of the main schools in Shepway - The Harvey Grammar School For Boys (Sports College with Mathematics), and Pent Valley Technology College. ...more on Wikipedia about "Cheriton, Kent"
HM Prison Cookham Wood is a closed prison for adult women near Rochester in Kent, England. It currently has an operational capacity of 140 inmates. It is estimated that more than 40% of the current prison population are captured drug-mules, picked up at London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports. ...more on Wikipedia about "Cookham Wood (HM Prison)"
Crockenhill lies immediately south of Swanley town in Kent. In the first half of the twentieth century, it was an important area for growing peppermint. In the 1930s there were 420 acres (1.7 km²) under cultivation; the last crop was harvested in 1958. ...more on Wikipedia about "Crockenhill"
Dungeness is the headland of a shingle beach on the Romney Marsh in Kent, England. It is also given to a "village" situated along the beach: and to an important ecological site on the same location. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dungeness"
The title Earl of Dundonald was created in 1669 in the Peerage of Scotland for the soldier Sir William Cochrane. Other titles held by the Earl of Dundonald are: Lord Cochrane of Dundonald (created 1647) and Lord Cochrane of Paisley and Ochiltree (1669). Both subsidiary titles are in the Peerage of Scotland. ...more on Wikipedia about "Earl of Dundonald"
The Greensand Way is long distance walk running from Haslemere in Surrey to Hamstreet near Ashford in Kent for a distance of 169km/105 miles. ...more on Wikipedia about "Greensand Way"
Invicta (meaning undefeated) is the motto of the county of Kent, England. It dates back to the invasion of England by William I of England. ...more on Wikipedia about "Invicta (motto)"
The Isle of Grain, (OE Greon meaning gravel) is in north Kent, England at the eastern end of the Hoo peninsula. The Isle, even today in the northern part, is almost all marshland - the Grain Marshes - and is an important habitat for birdlife. In earlier times the incidence of marsh fever ( Malaria) was extremely high. 1918 saw Britain's last recorded outbreak of the disease. The Isle constitutes a civil parish, which according to the 2001 census had a population of 1,731. ...more on Wikipedia about "Isle of Grain"
The Isle of Sheppey is a small (36 square miles, 94 km²) island off the northern coast of Kent in the Thames Estuary, some 25 miles (40km) to the east of central London. Sheppey is derived from the ancient Saxon "Sceapige", meaning isle of sheep, and even today the extensive marshes which make up a considerable proportion of the island provide grazing for large flocks of them. The island, like much of North Kent, comprises London Clay and is a plentiful source of fossils. ...more on Wikipedia about "Isle of Sheppey"
The Isle of Thanet is an area of northeast Kent, England. The name Thanet is very old, as the following extract from the Historia Britonum testifies: ...more on Wikipedia about "Isle of Thanet"
Kent is a county in England, south-east of London. The county town is Maidstone. Kent has land borders with East Sussex, Surrey and Greater London, and a defined boundary with Essex in the middle of the Thames estuary. Kent also has a nominal border with France halfway along the Channel Tunnel. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kent"
The Kent Multicultural Community Association (KMCA) is a community centre based in Chatham, Kent. It is intended to serve Kent, in particular the Medway area. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kent Multicultural Community Association"
Kent Police is the Home Office police force responsible for policing Kent in England, including the unitary authority of Medway. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kent Police"
The Kent Wildlife Trust is a wildlife trust covering the county of Kent, England. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kent Wildlife Trust"
(List of civil parishes in Kent) === Ashford=== ...more on Wikipedia about "List of civil parishes in Kent"
The ceremonial county of Kent, ...more on Wikipedia about "List of Parliamentary constituencies in Kent"
This is a list of cities, towns and villages in the ceremonial county of Kent, England. See the list of places in England for places in other counties. ...more on Wikipedia about "List of places in Kent"
This is an incomplete list of people who have served as Lord-Lieutenant of Kent. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lord Lieutenant of Kent"
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