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Underriver, Kent

Underriver is a small affluent village about 3 miles South-East of Sevenoaks, Kent. The name "Underriver" is derived from the Old English sub le ryver which translates into modern English as "under the hill". Until the early 20th century, Underriver had its own school, forge, post office, pub and church. Today only the pub (The White Rock) and the church (St Margaret's) remain. The other buildings have since been converted into housing.
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ5552
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 Underriver, Kent has been known in the past

Under River

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

Underriver, eccl. dist. and vil., Seal par., Kent,. miles NE. of Sevenoaks, pop. 239; P.O.

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