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Yalding, Kent

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Yalding, Kent

Yalding is a village and part of Yalding civil parish in the Maidstone District of Kent, England. The village is situated six miles south-west of Maidstone at a point where the Rivers Teise and Beult join the River Medway. There are three bridges in the village; the Twyford Bridge (meaning twin ford, where there was originally a double crossing of the two rivers) is one of the finest medieval bridges in the south-east of England.
DistrictMaidstone (borough)
Post townMaidstone
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ7050
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01622

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

Yalding, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Kent, at the confluence of the Beult and the Medway, 5½ miles SW. of Maidstone, 5843 ac., pop. 2514; P.O., T.O.; was once a market town, and was frequently desolated by the plague; hops and fruit are largely grown, and there is navigation by barges on the Medway.

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