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Paddock Wood, Kent

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Paddock Wood, Kent

Paddock Wood is a small town and civil parish in the Borough of Tunbridge Wells and county of Kent in England, about 8 miles southwest of Maidstone. At the time of the 2001 census it had a population of 8,263, and is the centre for hop growing in Kent.
DistrictTunbridge Wells
Post townTONBRIDGE
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ6744
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 code01892
Population8,263 (2001)
 

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

Paddock Wood, vil. with ry. sta. (Paddock Wood Junction), Brenchley par., and eccl. dist., partly also in Nettlestead and Yalding pars., Kent - dist., pop. 1558; vil., 5 miles E. of Tunbridge; P.O., T.O.

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