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West Farleigh, Kent

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West Farleigh, Kent

West Farleigh is a village and civil parish four miles (6.4 km) southwest of Maidstone in the county of Kent. The parish has a population of approximately 450, and is bounded by the civil parishes of East Farleigh, Hunton, Yalding, and over the River Medway by Wateringbury, Teston and Barming. The village boasts three pubs; the White House, The Tickled Trout and The Good Intent. Adjacent to the church is the village cricket ground.
Post townMaidstone
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ7152
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

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

Farleigh ~ Farleigh West

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

Farleigh, West, par., mid. Kent, on river Medway, 3½ miles SW. of Maidstone, 1107 ac., pop. 384; P.O.; contains West Farleigh House.

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