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Coordinates: 51°15′49″N 1°18′36″E / 51.2636, 1.3100
Woodnesborough
The Charity Inn, Woodnesborough
The Charity Inn, Woodnesborough



Kent outline map with UK
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Woodnesborough

Red pog.svg Woodnesborough shown within Kent
Population 400 +
OS grid reference TR310568
District Dover
Shire county Kent
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Sandwich
Postcode district CT13
Dialling code 01304
Police Kent
Fire Kent
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament South Thanet
List of places: UK • England • Kent

Woodnesborough is a village in East Kent two miles west of Sandwich.

Its name is believed to originate from Woden's Borough (O.E. Wodnes burh) after Anglo-Saxon god Woden (the English cognate of the Norse Odin, known in Proto-Germanic as Wodanaz).

The village was once served by East Kent Light Railway and can now be reached by bus services from Sandwich.

There was also a post office, which closed down at the end of January 2008. Template:Dover

This page uses content from the English language Wikipedia. The original content was at Woodnesborough. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with this Familypedia wiki, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons License.

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