|Location Map ( geo)|
|Distance:||14.4 km (9 miles)|
|Meets:||A20, A227, C35, C37, C252, C491|
|Route outline (key)|
The C22 maintained by Kent Council is a long Class III road that runs in a east-west direction.
Starting on the A20, the C22 heads north past a garden centre as Ash Lane, before having a TOTSO east onto Hatham Green Lane (the northly direction continuing as the C252). Continuing east through the hamlet of Stansted, the road becomes Stansted Hill and heads in a south-easterly direction. After sharp turn onto Vigo Road, the C22 enters the hamlet of Fairseat beofre having a crossroads with the A227.
Continuing east as Vigo Hill, the road shortly heads south as Taylors Lane into the village of Trottiscliffe. At the centre of the village the C37 heads south while the C22 heads south-east as Addington Lane. Passing two quarries, the road has a TOTSO with the C37 as it heads east as Woodgate Road. Becoming The Street and then Birling Road in the hamlet of Ryarsh, the C22 now enters Birling as Ryarsh Road. The final rural section follows, as Snodland Road, before the C22 enters the outskirts of Snodland itself.
The road doglegs towards the centre of Snodland, as The Groves and Birling Road, before becoming the High Street in a commercial area. The C22 terminates at the historic centre of Snodland on the C491, the former A228, which now bypasses the town to the east.