Thanington Without

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Thanington Without
Thanington Without is located in Kent
Thanington Without
Thanington Without
Thanington Without shown within Kent
Area 4.8 km2 (1.9 sq mi)
Population 2,662 (Civil Parish 2011)[1]
• Density 555/km2 (1,440/sq mi)
Civil parish
  • Thanington Without (Civil) Parish Council
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Canterbury
Postcode district CT4, CT1
Dialling code 01227
Police Kent
Fire Kent
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament
  • Canterbury
List of places
51°16′07″N 1°03′17″E / 51.268610°N 1.054800°E / 51.268610; 1.054800Coordinates: 51°16′07″N 1°03′17″E / 51.268610°N 1.054800°E / 51.268610; 1.054800

Thanington Without is a civil parish and community in Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom. It extends to the south-west of A2 to the Milton Bridge.

The north ward of Thanington Without follows the River Stour nearest to the city and London railway line, it has private housing north of Ashford Road and a large estate of mixed housing south of Ashford Road. The South ward of Thanington Without is a linear settlement along New House Lane, New House Close and Iffin Lane. The parish church is dedicated to St Nicholas.[2]


As with Canterbury, transport is neither urban super-highway nor rural back lanes in relation to the rest of Kent. An on-slip road was opened in September 2011 onto the westbound A2. Previously (since the A2 Canterbury bypass was constructed in the early 1980s), the two slip roads at Thanington were east-facing and led only to and from Dover. In 2006, the Government, the Highways Agency, Kent County Council and Canterbury City Council agreed that adding the two west-facing slip-roads would help to ease the traffic congestion in Wincheap between the Westgate and the A2. The fourth slip-road is still awaiting funding and construction.


  1. ^ Key Statistics; Quick Statistics: Population Density United Kingdom Census 2011 Office for National Statistics Retrieved 21 November 2013
  2. ^ "Parishes: Thanington | British History Online". Retrieved 2018-02-19. 

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Media related to Thanington Without at Wikimedia Commons

  • Thanington Without Parish Web Site

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