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Plaxtol, Kent

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Plaxtol, Kent

Plaxtol is a small village of about 1,000 residents in Kent. The River Bourne flows through the parish, and formerly powered three watermills in Plaxtol - Winfield Mill (corn), Longmill (corn) and Roughway Paper Mill. Although there is no longer a bakery in the village, there is a primary school, a Cromwellian church, a grocer, a butcher and a pub.
DistrictTonbridge and Malling
Post townSevenoaks
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ6053
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 Plaxtol, Kent has been known in the past


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

Plaxtole, eccl. dist. and vil., Wrotham par., Kent - dist., pop. 1040; vil., 6 miles SE. of Sevenoaks; P.O.

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