Manston Parish includes the village of Manston, situated a mile to the north west of Ramsgate in East Kent, as well as the hamlets of Haine, Lydden, Woodchurch and Shottendane. It is in the centre of the Isle of Thanet. The name is derived from the original Mannestone. The photograph on the left shows the high street early in the last century.
Manston Village Map Reference: TR348662
Post Code: CT12 5BA
++ Defebrillators are available at: The Jolly Farmer, Manston High Street and Drome Garage, Manston Road, Margate ++
Link to House of Commons Select Committee Report on Smaller Airports (includes large section on Manston)