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town (parish), Shepway district, administrative and historic county of Kent, England. Nearby is the complex shingle spit of Dungeness, on the coast of the English Channel, where a nuclear power station has been built. Until the 14th century the town was on an island and was a member of the Cinque Ports, but it now lies 3 miles (5 km) from the sea. Its parish church includes Saxon work and has a tower that is a widely known landmark. Nearby Ferryfield Airport has car ferry services to the European mainland. Pop. (2001) 5,782.