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Chevening, Kent

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Chevening, Kent

Chevening, also known as Chevening House, is a country house at Chevening in the Sevenoaks District of Kent, in England. It is an official residence of the Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom. However, under the current coalition government, the Foreign Secretary and the Deputy Prime Minister share use of the property.
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ4857
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityKent

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

Chevening, par. and vil., W. Kent, 3½ miles NW. of Sevenoaks, 3893 ac., pop. 1086; contains Chevening Park, seat of Earl Stanhope.

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