Shadoxhurst shown within Kent
|Population||1,216 (Civil Parish)|
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Part of the vestige of county-sized woodland known as The Weald, Shadoxhurst is mostly wooded countryside and farmland. with the Whitewater Dyke (a tributary of the River Stour) rising in the area.
Shadoxhurst is on the Woodchurch to Ashford road.
The area ranges between approximately 40 and 50 metres above sea level.
A fairly comprehensive historical overview in Edward Hasted's History and Topography of Kent covers, for instance, the church and the village as well as the recorded history up to the end of the 18th century.
Reverend Charles Rolfe (1800-1877) worked as the rector of Shadoxhurst's Ss Peter and Paul Church for thirty-nine years was directly descended from John Rolfe of Heacham who married Chief Powhatan's daughter, Pocahontas on April 5, 1614 in Jamestown, Virginia.
The village has a Church of England-used 13th-century church with lancet windows, to Saints Peter and Paul.
- ^ Key Statistics; Quick Statistics: Population Density United Kingdom Census 2011 Office for National Statistics Retrieved 10 May 2014
- ^ Shadoxhurst Parish Council website
- ^ a b Ashford Borough Council Cite error: Invalid
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- ^ The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 7 (1798), pp. 238–244
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