Woodnesborough


Woodnesborough

infobox UK place
country = England
static_

static_image_caption=The Charity Inn, Woodnesborough
official_name= Woodnesborough
latitude= 51.2636
longitude= 1.3100
population = 400+
shire_district= Dover
shire_county = Kent
region= South East England
constituency_westminster= South Thanet
post_town= Sandwich|postcode_district = CT13

postcode_area= CT |dial_code= 01304
os_grid_reference= TR310568

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

Its name is believed to originate from "Woden's Borough" after Anglo-Saxon god Woden (a variant of the Norse god Odin).

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.


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