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Ide Hill, Kent

Ide Hill is a village within the civil parish of Sundridge with Ide Hill, in the Sevenoaks District of Kent, England. It stands on one of the highest points of the sandstone ridge about five miles south-west of Sevenoaks. Its name first appears on record in 1250 as Edythehelle. It is an eponymic denoting 'Edith's hill', from the Old English hyll 'hill'. The church is relatively modern.
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ4851
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01732

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


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

Ide Hill, eccl. dist. and hamlet, Chevening, Chidingstone, and Sundridge pars., W. Kent - dist., pop. 826; hamlet, 4 miles SW. of Sevenoaks; P.O.

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