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West Peckham, Kent

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West Peckham, Kent

West Peckham is a village in the local government district of Tonbridge and Malling in Kent, England. The River Bourne flows through the extreme west of the parish, and formerly powered a paper mill and corn mill. The Wateringbury Stream rises in the parish. Oxon Hoath is the former manor house of West Peckham.
DistrictTonbridge and Malling
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ6452
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 West Peckham, Kent has been known in the past

Peckham ~ Peckham West

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

Peckham, West, par. and vil., Kent, 1 mile NW. of East Peckham, 1577 ac., pop. 459.

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