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Mereworth, Kent

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Mereworth, Kent

Mereworth is a village near the town of Maidstone in Kent, England. The Wateringbury Stream flows through the village and powered a watermill, the site of which now lies within the grounds of Mereworth Castle.
DistrictTonbridge and Malling
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ6653
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 Mereworth, Kent has been known in the past

Merryworth ~ Marourde

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

Mereworth, par. and vil., Kent, 7 miles SW. of Maidstone, 2405 ac., pop. 843; P.O.; Mereworth Castle, seat of Viscount Falmouth, is situated in a beautiful park with long avenues of timber.

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