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Five Oak Green, Kent

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Five Oak Green, Kent

Five Oak Green is a village near Tonbridge, Kent in the parish of Capel. It was a centre for hop growing and in the 19th century" The Rose and crown" public house was converted to a hospital to treat the many hop pickers who resided in the village and its surroundings in the late summer. The pub was renamed "The Little Hoppers Hospital" by a London priest who added to the pubs sign "No beer sold here" so no one should have any doubt of its changed role.
DistrictTunbridge Wells
Post townTonbridge
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ6445
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01892

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