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West Kingsdown, Kent

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West Kingsdown, Kent

West Kingsdown, formerly Kingsdown, is a village and civil parish in the Sevenoaks District of Kent, England. The parish is located on the North Downs, north of Sevenoaks town, within the London Commuter Belt. The parish was part of Axstane Hundred and later Dartford Rural District.
DistrictSevenoaks
Post townSEVENOAKS
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ5763
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 code01474
 

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

Kingsdown ~ Kingsdown Near Dartford

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

Kingsdown near Dartford, par., Kent, in NW. of co., 7½ miles SE. of Dartford, 2812 ac., pop. 411.

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