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Darenth, Kent

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Darenth, Kent

Darenth is a village and civil parish in the Dartford District of Kent, England. The parish is located to the south-east of Dartford town; the village is three miles (4.8 km) from there. The parish was part of Axstane Hundred and later Dartford Rural District.
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ5671
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast

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

Darent ~ Darent The ~ Darenth Upper ~ The Darent ~ Upper Darenth ~ Tarent

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

Darent, river, W. Kent; rises near Surrey border at Westerham, and flows NE. to the Thames 1¾ m. below Erith; is 20 m. long, and navigable for boats to Dartford.

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