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Edenbridge, Kent

Edenbridge is a town and civil parish in the Sevenoaks district of Kent, England. The town's name derives from Old English language "Eadhelmsbrigge" ("Eadhelm's Bridge" in Modern English). It is located on the Kent/Surrey border on the upper floodplain of the River Medway and gives its name to the latter's tributary, the River Eden. Edenbridge has a population of around 8,000.
DistrictSevenoaks
Post townEDENBRIDGE
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ4446
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01732
Population7,808
 

Other names by which Edenbridge, Kent has been known in the past

Eden Bridge

Edenbridge, Kent in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Edenbridge, par. and vil. with ry. sta., W. Kent, on river Eden, 10 miles W. of Tunbridge and 30 miles SE. of London, 5329 ac. (42 water), pop. 1943; P.O., T.O., called Eden-Bridge, 1 Bank. Market-day, Tues.

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