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East Peckham, Kent

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East Peckham, Kent

East Peckham is a village in Kent, England, made up of nine hamlets and situated about 5 miles east of Tonbridge on the River Medway. It was the centre for the hop growing industry in Kent and is still home to the Hop Farm which has the world's largest collection of Oast Houses.
DistrictTonbridge and Malling
Post townTonbridge
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ6648
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 code01622
Population3,500
 

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

Peckham ~ Peckham East

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

Peckham, East, par. and vil., Kent, 6 miles NE. of Tunbridge, 3403 ac. (41 water), pop. 2068; P.O., T.O.

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