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Matfield, Kent

Matfield is a small village, part of the civil parish of Brenchley, in the Tunbridge Wells Borough of Kent, England. The sculptor Theresa Sassoon planted a tree on the green to commemorate the end of World War I; the tree was blown down in the hurricane of 1987 and had to be replaced. There are also three pubs: The Wheelwright's Arms; The Star and a gastropub "The Poet" at the Standing Cross. Matfield was awarded the title of Kent Village of the Year in 2010.
DistrictTunbridge Wells
Post townTonbridge
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ6541
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

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

Matfield Green

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

Matfield, eccl. dist. and vil., Brenchley par., Kent - dist., pop. 589; vil., 4 miles SE. of Tunbridge; P.O., called Matfield Green.

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