Home

British Place Names

A comprehensive online gazetteer

Home » Kent » Horsmonden, Kent - local map, administrative data, historical information and reader comments

Horsmonden, Kent

Local area map loading...

Horsmonden, Kent

Horsmonden (pronounced ˌhɔːzmənˈden, horzman-DEN) is a village in Kent, on the Weald. It is situated on a road leading from Maidstone to Lamberhurst, three miles north of the latter place. The nearest railway station is Paddock Wood, Horsmonden railway station having closed in 1961.
DistrictTunbridge Wells
Post townTonbridge
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ7040
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
 

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

Horsemonden

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

Horsemonden, vil., mid. Kent, and par., partly in Sussex - par., 4606 ac. (42 water), pop. 1451; vil., 3 miles NE. of Lamberhurst; P.O., T.O., called Horsmonden. Mkt.-day, Wednesday.

Your comments about Horsmonden, Kent

What do you know about Horsmonden, Kent? Give us the benefit of your local knowledge and opinions here!

comments powered by Disqus