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Wateringbury, Kent

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Wateringbury, Kent

Wateringbury is a village near the town of Maidstone in Kent, England. The Wateringbury Stream flows into the River Medway just above Bow Bridge. It formerly powered three watermills in the village, one of which survives. Wateringbury railway station is on the Medway Valley Line.
DistrictTonbridge and Malling
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ6953
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Population2,015 (2001)

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

Otrinberge ~ Otringe

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

Wateringbury, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Kent. 5 miles SW. of Maidstone, 1466 ac., pop. 1301; P.O., T.O.; has extensive orchards and hop-gardens; Wateringbury Place, seat, is near the sta.

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