Sandgate is a village in the Folkestone and Hythe Urban Area in the Shepway district of Kent, England. In 2004, the village re-acquired civil parish status. The civil parish shares the boundaries of Folkestone Sandgate ward, at 2.17 km2 (0.84 sq mi). It had a population of 4,225 at the 2001 census. It is the site of Sandgate Castle, a Device Fort.H.G. Wells lived at Spade House, and it was also the birthplace of comedian Hattie Jacques. Sandgate was an urban district from 1894 to 1934 (having previously been part of Cheriton parish). It was added to Folkestone in 1934.

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  • Sandgate is a village in the Folkestone and Hythe Urban Area in the Shepway district of Kent, England. In 2004, the village re-acquired civil parish status. The civil parish shares the boundaries of Folkestone Sandgate ward, at 2.17 km2 (0.84 sq mi). It had a population of 4,225 at the 2001 census. It is the site of Sandgate Castle, a Device Fort.H.G. Wells lived at Spade House, and it was also the birthplace of comedian Hattie Jacques. The Morcheeba song "The Sea" is written about the beachside bar 'Bar Vasa'. Sandgate Hotel appeared on the Channel 4 programme Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares on 27 February 2006. Other pubs include The Ship Inn, The Providence Inne, The Clarendon Inn and The Royal Norfolk Hotel. Sandgate was an urban district from 1894 to 1934 (having previously been part of Cheriton parish). It was added to Folkestone in 1934. The Sandgate branch railway line was opened in 1874 and closed to passengers in 1951. Little of the infrastructure now remains, but it is still possible to see the remains of a tall overbridge at the bottom of Hospital Hill. Sandgate has become known for Dave the Dolphin, seen out in the bay between Folkestone and Hythe. Sandgate is the location of the Shorncliffe Redoubt, a Napoleonic era earthwork fort associated with Sir John Moore and the 95th Regiment of Foot, known as the 95th Rifles. St Paul's Church lies next to the Saga building, which is built on the site of Enbrook House. Sandgate Primary School lies on Coolinge Lane between the Folkestone School for Girls and Eversley College. The old school building is located in the village on Sandgate Road close to Spade House. Folkestone Rowing Club is in Sandgate. There are a number of pubs in Sandgate, including The Ship, The Providence Inne and The Earl of Clarendon. Inn Doors opened on Aug 28th 2015. This is a micropub offering local beers and ciders. The Hub bicycle shop closed in 2014. Its premises have now been split between the Loaf coffee shop and the Ship Inn. As of Sept 2015, the half now managed by the Ship was undergoing refurbishment. The Brisbane suburb with the same name is named after the town. There is also a Brisbane suburb called Shorncliffe, which is adjacent to Sandgate. (en)
  • Sandgate ist ein Ort in der Grafschaft Kent, England. Der Ort hat etwa 3800 Einwohner und gehört verwaltungstechnisch zu Folkestone. Er liegt direkt an der Ärmelkanalküste. Wegen der strategischen Lage direkt am Kanal in der Nähe zu Frankreich, wurden in Sandgate verschiedene Verteidigungsanlagen gebaut. Unter anderem sechs Martello-Türme und das Sandgate Castle. (de)
  • Sandgate est un village anglais du comté du Kent, district du Shepway, situé près de Folkestone en face de Boulogne-sur-Mer dans le sud-est de l'Angleterre. C'est une station balnéaire réputée de la côte du Kent. Ne doit pas être confondu avec la commune française de Sangatte située dans le département du Pas-de-Calais. Sandgate a été un urban district de 1894 à 1934 après avoir été intégré dans la paroisse de Cheriton. Le village a ensuite été intégré à Folkestone de 1934 à 2004. Depuis 2004, le village a recouvré son statut de Civil parish. Il accueille le Château de Sandgate, un des Device Forts, cette série de forteresses construite sur l'ordre d'Henri VIII pour se prémunir d'une invasion franco-espagnole. Le célèbre écrivain britannique Herbert George Wells a habité dans la Spade House. La chanson de Morcheeba The Sea a été écrite à propos d'un populaire bar de plage, le Bar Vasa. (fr)
  • Sandgate is een dorp en civil parish in het stedelijk gebied Folkestone in het Shepway district in Kent. In 2004 werd het dorp gedegradeerd tot civil parish. Sandgate staat bekend om het Kasteel van Sandgate. Ook het bekende Spade House waar onder andere Herbert George Wells, een beroemd auteur, in woonde is gevestigd in Sandgate. Tevens bracht het dorp inspiratie voor Sandgate in Queensland. (nl)
  • Sandgate – wieś w Anglii, w hrabstwie Kent, w dystrykcie Shepway. Leży 49 km na południowy wschód od miasta Maidstone i 101 km na południowy wschód od centrum Londynu. W 2001 miejscowość liczyła 4225 mieszkańców. (pl)
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  • Sandgate ist ein Ort in der Grafschaft Kent, England. Der Ort hat etwa 3800 Einwohner und gehört verwaltungstechnisch zu Folkestone. Er liegt direkt an der Ärmelkanalküste. Wegen der strategischen Lage direkt am Kanal in der Nähe zu Frankreich, wurden in Sandgate verschiedene Verteidigungsanlagen gebaut. Unter anderem sechs Martello-Türme und das Sandgate Castle. (de)
  • Sandgate is een dorp en civil parish in het stedelijk gebied Folkestone in het Shepway district in Kent. In 2004 werd het dorp gedegradeerd tot civil parish. Sandgate staat bekend om het Kasteel van Sandgate. Ook het bekende Spade House waar onder andere Herbert George Wells, een beroemd auteur, in woonde is gevestigd in Sandgate. Tevens bracht het dorp inspiratie voor Sandgate in Queensland. (nl)
  • Sandgate – wieś w Anglii, w hrabstwie Kent, w dystrykcie Shepway. Leży 49 km na południowy wschód od miasta Maidstone i 101 km na południowy wschód od centrum Londynu. W 2001 miejscowość liczyła 4225 mieszkańców. (pl)
  • Sandgate is a village in the Folkestone and Hythe Urban Area in the Shepway district of Kent, England. In 2004, the village re-acquired civil parish status. The civil parish shares the boundaries of Folkestone Sandgate ward, at 2.17 km2 (0.84 sq mi). It had a population of 4,225 at the 2001 census. It is the site of Sandgate Castle, a Device Fort.H.G. Wells lived at Spade House, and it was also the birthplace of comedian Hattie Jacques. Sandgate was an urban district from 1894 to 1934 (having previously been part of Cheriton parish). It was added to Folkestone in 1934. (en)
  • Sandgate est un village anglais du comté du Kent, district du Shepway, situé près de Folkestone en face de Boulogne-sur-Mer dans le sud-est de l'Angleterre. C'est une station balnéaire réputée de la côte du Kent. Ne doit pas être confondu avec la commune française de Sangatte située dans le département du Pas-de-Calais. Le célèbre écrivain britannique Herbert George Wells a habité dans la Spade House. La chanson de Morcheeba The Sea a été écrite à propos d'un populaire bar de plage, le Bar Vasa. (fr)
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