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Hail Stones Wilmington Kent
Hail Stones Wilmington Kent
Published: 2009/06/30
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Wilmington Cemetery Wilmington Kent: 3rd Feb 2013 Video
Wilmington Cemetery Wilmington Kent: 3rd Feb 2013 Video
Published: 2013/02/04
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Wilmington Cemetery Wilmington Kent 24th Jan 2013
Published: 2013/01/31
Channel: SW-Ghost-Hunters UK Paranormal Investigators
How to Build a Two Storey Extension in Wilmington, Kent ON TIME AND ON BUDGET!!!
How to Build a Two Storey Extension in Wilmington, Kent ON TIME AND ON BUDGET!!!
Published: 2012/02/01
Channel: Scott Berry
£649,995 - House For Sale - Birchwood Road, Wilmington, Dartford, Kent
£649,995 - House For Sale - Birchwood Road, Wilmington, Dartford, Kent
Published: 2012/01/03
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Wilmington on Fire (trailer)
Wilmington on Fire (trailer)
Published: 2011/12/09
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The C.O.W.S. Christopher Everett: WILMINGTON ON FIRE
The C.O.W.S. Christopher Everett: WILMINGTON ON FIRE
Published: 2016/04/16
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Wilmington Home For Rent | 408 New Kent Dr, Wilmington, NC 28405
Wilmington Home For Rent | 408 New Kent Dr, Wilmington, NC 28405
Published: 2017/06/12
Channel: Intracoastal Long Term Rentals
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The Wilmington Massacre_5.8.10.flv
Published: 2010/05/11
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Wilmington on Fire: 1898 Massacre in Wilmington, NC
Wilmington on Fire: 1898 Massacre in Wilmington, NC
Published: 2016/10/30
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2017 PBA Wilmington South Open - Stepladder Finals
2017 PBA Wilmington South Open - Stepladder Finals
Published: 2017/05/30
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HVAC Wilmington 302-763-3960 - Enhanced HVAC in Delaware
Published: 2015/08/27
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Wilmington Home For Rent | 808 Orange Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
Wilmington Home For Rent | 808 Orange Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
Published: 2017/03/22
Channel: Intracoastal Long Term Rentals
Jody Bunting - SNOWING in Wilmington, Kent, England, 24.01.07
Jody Bunting - SNOWING in Wilmington, Kent, England, 24.01.07
Published: 2012/09/23
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Birchwood Road, Wilmington
Birchwood Road, Wilmington
Published: 2011/09/08
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Kent Knorr of AlohaU - Wilmington, NC, USA - Interview - Bosko & Honey
Kent Knorr of AlohaU - Wilmington, NC, USA - Interview - Bosko & Honey's UKULELE SAFARI 2008
Published: 2008/07/17
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UNC-Wilmington vs. Virginia: Game Highlights
UNC-Wilmington vs. Virginia: Game Highlights
Published: 2017/03/16
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140803 Wilmington Tour D2 Kent W R3
Published: 2014/08/08
Channel: Keath Marx
Wilmington Race Riot
Wilmington Race Riot
Published: 2015/05/01
Channel: Steffi Porter
Wilmington on fire
Wilmington on fire
Published: 2016/04/02
Channel: The Why Campaign
Wilmington on Fire kickstarter pitch
Wilmington on Fire kickstarter pitch
Published: 2013/12/25
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Leaflet-Distribution-Wilmington-Kent-DA2-Flyer-Delivery
Published: 2013/05/29
Channel: Brighton Cleaners
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Leaflet-Distribution-Wilmington-Kent-DA2-Guaranteed-Delivery
Published: 2013/05/25
Channel: Brighton Cleaners
Leaflet Distribution Wilmington Kent DA2 Delivery Guarantee
Leaflet Distribution Wilmington Kent DA2 Delivery Guarantee
Published: 2013/07/10
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Wilmington: 413 New Kent Dr
Wilmington: 413 New Kent Dr
Published: 2017/08/04
Channel: Fly4Pix
Wilmington Primary School (Academy)
Wilmington Primary School (Academy)
Published: 2016/12/12
Channel: Kent-Teach
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Allister's Circuit at HORIZONES Health & Fitness Club, Wilmington, Kent
Published: 2008/10/26
Channel: Jody Bunting
Jody Bunting - SNOWING in Wilmington, Kent, England, 24.01.07.mp4
Jody Bunting - SNOWING in Wilmington, Kent, England, 24.01.07.mp4
Published: 2010/02/23
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2329 Taggart Ct Wilmington DE 19810 - Melanie Kent-Richmond
Published: 2017/07/11
Channel: PattersonSchwartz01
WOF SNIPPET #2 Kent Chatfield
WOF SNIPPET #2 Kent Chatfield
Published: 2013/12/25
Channel: prince amir
Strabo wins the Kent Handicap after defeating Flying Scot in Wilmington, Delaware...HD Stock Footage
Strabo wins the Kent Handicap after defeating Flying Scot in Wilmington, Delaware...HD Stock Footage
Published: 2014/06/24
Channel: CriticalPast
BOXERCISE at HORIZONES with Allister - Wilmington, Kent, UK
BOXERCISE at HORIZONES with Allister - Wilmington, Kent, UK
Published: 2008/08/11
Channel: Jody Bunting
Sarah and Karl - Wilmington
Sarah and Karl - Wilmington
Published: 2014/12/20
Channel: Jackie Kent
WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA MASSACRE 1898
WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA MASSACRE 1898
Published: 2016/06/24
Channel: Eleazar Maccabee
Baseball Postgame: PBA vs. Wilmington University (03-04-15)
Baseball Postgame: PBA vs. Wilmington University (03-04-15)
Published: 2015/03/05
Channel: PBASailfish
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Wilmington Delaware Amtrak And Greyhound Stations
Published: 2016/08/03
Channel: RishayanPorMexico
Gullah/Geechee TV Ep 193 Pt 1-Wilmington on Fire
Gullah/Geechee TV Ep 193 Pt 1-Wilmington on Fire
Published: 2016/01/26
Channel: Gullah Geechee Nation
Wilmington Home For Rent | 2625 Sapling Circle, Wilmington, NC 28411
Wilmington Home For Rent | 2625 Sapling Circle, Wilmington, NC 28411
Published: 2017/06/22
Channel: Intracoastal Long Term Rentals
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Published: 2013/07/06
Channel: Roy Pullin
Wilmington Home For Rent | 2908 Park Ave, Wilmington, NC 28403
Wilmington Home For Rent | 2908 Park Ave, Wilmington, NC 28403
Published: 2017/06/20
Channel: Intracoastal Long Term Rentals
Wilmington on Fire (snippet): Larry Reni Thomas
Wilmington on Fire (snippet): Larry Reni Thomas
Published: 2012/03/03
Channel: wilmingtononfire
Driving Through: Wilmington, VT
Driving Through: Wilmington, VT
Published: 2014/08/13
Channel: Beth Frank
Wilmington on Fire exclusive snippet #2  Professor Sandy Darity
Wilmington on Fire exclusive snippet #2 Professor Sandy Darity
Published: 2014/06/14
Channel: PapaSeanX5
Blinds Wilmington NC, Budget Blinds of Wilmington
Blinds Wilmington NC, Budget Blinds of Wilmington
Published: 2012/08/29
Channel: Chris Torgeson
Wilmington PD and New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office - Collaborating to Reduce Crime
Wilmington PD and New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office - Collaborating to Reduce Crime
Published: 2014/10/24
Channel: WebsEdgeGovernment
Greater Wilmington Convention and Visitors Bureau ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Greater Wilmington Convention and Visitors Bureau ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Published: 2014/09/04
Channel: VisitWilmingtonDE
Pardons of Innocence: The Wilmington Ten Trailer
Pardons of Innocence: The Wilmington Ten Trailer
Published: 2015/07/30
Channel: Cash Michaels
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Wilmington, Idiot Checks, Bossypants and Backstage Tours
Published: 2013/11/10
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WILMINGTON, Rowhill Road
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Published: 2014/12/04
Channel: Thames News
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Lift Depression With These 3 Prescriptions- Without-Pills | Susan Heitler | TEDxWilmington
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Wilmington
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St Michael and All Angels Church
Wilmington is located in Kent
Wilmington
Wilmington
Wilmington shown within Kent
Area 2.617 sq mi (6.78 km2)
Population 7,178 (2011)[1]
• Density 2,743/sq mi (1,059/km2)
OS grid reference TQ520725
• London 15 mi (24 km) WNW
Civil parish
  • Wilmington
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town DARTFORD
Postcode district DA2
Dialling code 01322
Police Kent
Fire Kent
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament
Website Wilmington Parish Council
List of places
UK
England
Kent
51°25′51″N 0°11′15″E / 51.4309°N 0.1876°E / 51.4309; 0.1876Coordinates: 51°25′51″N 0°11′15″E / 51.4309°N 0.1876°E / 51.4309; 0.1876

Wilmington is a village and civil parish in the borough of Dartford in Kent, England. It is located a little over one mile south of Dartford town centre, beside the A2 Dartford Bypass, and around two and a half miles northeast of Swanley. The parish covers the southwestern corner of the borough, including the Joydens Wood estate, and borders Greater London.

The centre of the village has one shop and four pubs: The Orange Tree (a Shepherd Neame pub[2]), The Plough, The Foresters and The Horse and Groom at Leyton Cross. Its most prominent landmark is the St Michael and All Angels Church, which is the site for the annual Wilmington Model Railway Exhibition.

Transport[edit]

Wilmington is served by the Arriva Kent Bus service 477 with services to Bluewater via Dartford and Orpington via Swanley. Birchwood Road is served by Transport for London service B12 to Erith via Bexleyheath and to Joydens Wood, and the Go Coach service 429 to Dartford and Swanley. The closest rail links to Wilmington are at Dartford station, Crayford station (from Leyton Cross), Bexley station (from Joydens Wood) and Swanley station (from Top Dartford Road), all roughly two miles away.

Nearby areas[edit]

History[edit]

In the reign of Edward IV, a manor house in the village was the residence of the king-making Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick. In the 19th Century Wilmington was noted for being surrounded by gardens and cherry orchards. In the 1970s the village was bisected by the A2 dual carriageway.

Notable residents[edit]

Wilmington is perhaps most famous for being the childhood home of Mick Jagger, lead singer with the Rolling Stones. Another earlier resident was Sir James Whitehead, whose family grave is in the village churchyard. He was Lord Mayor of London c.1888-9 and he lived for a number of years in the Manor, which was an early part of the girls' school. Two daughters (Leila and Florence) lived at Hazlewood in Rowhill and they founded the Mission in Broad Lane. [clarification needed]

Sport[edit]

Wilmington Cricket Club has been a part of the village for over 100 years and has had many successes in the late 1970s and throughout the 1980s, playing at Lords twice and winning many competitions over the years. They currently play in the Kent Regional Cricket League and the home ground is in Oakfield Park.

Wilmington used to have a successful football club whose history, in the form of trophies and shields, is displayed in the Wilmington Pavilion on Oakfield Lane.[3] In 2014, Richard Moore, a resident of Wilmington, started a new Wilmington FC team playing in the North Kent Sunday League. In their first season they won the League Three title as well as the League A cup.

Schools[edit]

Wilmington Primary School

There are three secondary schools within the parish: Wilmington Grammar School for Boys (WGSB), whose students wear blue blazers, white shirts, grey trousers and different ties for each house within the school (these colours are red, green, white, black and purple); Wilmington Grammar School for Girls (WGSG), where the uniforms are maroon; and the mixed-sex Wilmington Academy (formerly Wilmington Hall), whose pupils wear black blazers.

Wilmington Academy and 'Wilmington Boys' are situated near Common Lane. The Academy was built in the mid-1970s on the site of Wilmington Hall Manor and is a specialist centre of excellence for both business and vocational courses. Wilmington Grammar School for Boys has engineering specialist status. Wilmington Grammar School for Girls specialises in mathematics and computing.

There is one primary school in the village and another in Joydens Wood Estate; a nursery school is situated next to Wilmington Academy.

The Dartford Campus of North West Kent College is accessed via Oakfield Lane, Wilmington,[4] but its grounds lie within Dartford.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wilmington CP". Neighbourhood Statistics. Retrieved 29 November 2013. 
  2. ^ David Anstiss. "The Orange Tree Public House, Dartford (C) David Anstiss :: Geograph Britain and Ireland". 
  3. ^ "Expired website - This website has expired". 
  4. ^ Only the westbound lane and properties to the south of the road lie within Wilmington parish

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