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Encyclopedia > St Peter's, Kent

Coordinates: 51.3651° 1.4191° Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

St Peter's, Kent
Statistics
Population: see Broadstairs
Ordnance Survey
OS grid reference: TR381684
Latitude: 51.3651°
Longitude: 1.4191°
Administration
District: Thanet
Shire county: Kent
Region: South East England
Constituent country: England
Sovereign state: United Kingdom
Other
Ceremonial county: Kent
Services
Police force: Kent Police
Fire and rescue: Kent
Ambulance: South East Coast
Post office and telephone
Post town: BROADSTAIRS
Postal district: CT10
Dialling code: 01843
Politics
UK Parliament: South Thanet
European Parliament: South East England

St Peter's in Thanet ( scī Petr' -1254, scī Petri 1270, St. Peters 1610 ) is a village, now part of Broadstairs and St Peters, a town on the Isle of Thanet in Kent. Long the dominant settlement of the two it was outgrown by Broadstairs after 1841. Originally the borough or manor of the church of St. Peter-in-Thanet ( the second daughter church of Minster, established 1070, although the first written record of its present name is 1124 ) , it was said to be the largest parish east of London,at least until Broadstairs became a separate parish 27 September 1850. The two settlements were formally merged administratively in 1895. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (600x800, 11 KB) Summary Description: A blank map of the United Kingdom, with country outline and coastline; contact the author for help with modifications or add-ons Source: Reference map provided by Demis Mapper 6 Date: 2006-21-06 Author: User... Image File history File links Red_pog. ... Broadstairs is a town in Kent, England, with a population of about 22. ... The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using latitude or longitude. ... Latitude, usually denoted symbolically by the Greek letter phi, , gives the location of a place on Earth north or south of the equator. ... Longitude, sometimes denoted by the Greek letter λ (lambda),[1][2] describes the location of a place on Earth east or west of a north-south line called the Prime Meridian. ... The districts of England are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government. ... Thanet is a local government district of Kent, England which was formed under the Local Government Act 1972, and came into being on 1 April of 1974. ... Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government. ... Kent is a county in England, south-east of London. ... The region, also known as Government Office Region, is currently the highest tier of local government subnational entity of England in the United Kingdom. ... South East England is one of the nine official regions of England. ... Constituent countries is a phrase sometimes used, usually by official institutions, in contexts in which a number of countries make up a larger entity or grouping; thus the OECD has used the phrase in reference to the former Yugoslavia (example here) and European institutions such as the Council of Europe... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... The Ceremonial counties of England are areas of England that are appointed a Lord-Lieutenant, and are defined by the government with reference to the metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties of England. ... Kent is a county in England, south-east of London. ... There are a number of policing agencies in the United Kingdom. ... Kent Police is the police force covering Kent in England, including the unitary authority of Medway. ... A fire engine belonging to the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service The fire service in the United Kingdom has undergone dramatic changes since the beginning of the 21st century, a process that has been propelled by a devolution of central government powers, new legislation and a change to operational... This is a list of ambulance services in the United Kingdom: Ambulance services in England, after July 1, 2006 are A few deviations from the above have been made for operational reasons. ... As of 1st July the NHS Ambulance Services Trusts of Kent, Surrey and Sussex are being joined together to form a new South East Coast Ambulance Service . ... A post town is a required part of all UK postal addresses. ... UK postal codes are known as postcodes. ... The UK telephone numbering plan, also known as the National Numbering Plan, is regulated by the Office of Communications (Ofcom), which replaced the Office of Telecommunications (Oftel) in 2003. ... The United Kingdom House of Commons is made up of Members of Parliament (MPs). ... Creation 1983 MP Stephen Ladyman Party Labour Type House of Commons County Kent EP constituency South East England South Thanet is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Sign in the entrance of the European Parliament building in Brussels, written in all the official languages used in the European Union as of July 2006 The European Parliament building in Strasbourg The debating chamber, or hemicycle, in Strasbourg The European Parliament building in Brussels The European Parliament (formerly European... South East England is a constituency of the European Parliament. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... Broadstairs is a town in Kent, England, with a population of about 22. ... William Cobbett in 1827 when he rode to the Island The Isle of Thanet is an area of northeast Kent, England. ... Kent is a county in England, south-east of London. ... Map sources for Minster-in-Thanet at grid reference TR308648 Minster-in-Thanet is a village on the Isle of Thanet in Kent, England, to the west of Ramsgate and to the north east of Canterbury. ...

  • The church has the right to fly the white ensign dating from when the Church Tower was used as a signalling station in the Napoleonic wars.
  • The village sign won first prize in a nationwide competition in 1920.
  • Edward Heath was born there.
  • On the 27 April 1952 an American Thunderjet from Manston crashed in the main street with loss of life.

The White Ensign. ... Sir Edward Richard George Heath, KG, MBE (9 July 1916 – 17 July 2005), soldier and politician, was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1970 to 1974 and leader of the Conservative Party from 1965 to 1975. ... Manston is the name of a number of settlements: Manston, Dorset Manston, Kent This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...

External links

  • Broadstairs and St. Peters Town Council
  • St Peter's Church
  • St Peters Village Tour

 
 

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