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Farningham, Kent

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Farningham, Kent

Farningham is a village and civil parish in the Sevenoaks District of Kent in England. It is located on the River Darent, south of Dartford, and has a population of 1,289. The M20 motorway and the A20 road both pass through the parish.
Post townDartford
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ5466
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01322
Population1,289 (2001)

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

Ferninghame ~ Ferligeham ~ Feorningeham ~ Ferningeham

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

Farningham, par. and vil. (ry. sta. Farningham Road and Sutton at Hone), W. Kent, on river Darent, 12 miles W. of Rochester, 2739 ac., pop. 892; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; the vil. is 1½ mile W. of sta.

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