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Sevenoaks Weald, Kent

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Sevenoaks Weald, Kent

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Sevenoaks Weald
Population 1,474  OS grid reference TL8504970050 Civil parish Sevenoaks Weald District Sevenoaks Shire county Kent Region South East Country England Sovereign state United Kingdom Post town SEVENOAKS WEALD Postcode district TN14 Dialling code 01732 Police Fire Ambulance EU Parliament South East England UK Parliament Sevenoaks List of places UK England Sevenoaks Weald is a village and civil parish in the Sevenoaks District of Kent, England. The parish is located on the Weald, immediately south of Sevenoaks town, with the village of Sevenoaks Weald at its centre. It was formed in 1894 from part of the ancient parish of Sevenoaks. The village was originally named simply Weald. The parish church is dedicated to St George. It was built in 1821 and was provided as a chapel of ease so that parishioners did not have the long climb to St. Nicholas, the parish church of Sevenoaks. Land and funds were given for the chapel and churchyards by the Lambarde family. Architect Thomas Graham Jackson added a chancel in 1871; the funds were provided by the Hodgson family. Weald Methodist Church on the village green opened in 1843; and also in the village is a former Brethren Gospel Hall dating from 1875 and the former St Edward the Confessor's Roman Catholic Church. Long Barn is a property with a historic garden, begun in 1915 by Harold Nicolson and Vita Sackville-West and further developed by Edwin Lutyens in 1925.
DistrictSevenoaks
Post townSEVENOAKS WEALD
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ5250
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
Population1,474
 

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

Weald

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

Sevenoaks Weald, eccl. dist., Sevenoaks par., Kent, pop. 872; P.O., called Weald.

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