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Goudhurst, Kent

Goudhurst is a village in Kent on the Weald, about 12 miles south of Maidstone. It stands on a crossroads, where there is a large village pond. It is also in the Cranbrook School catchment area. The parish consists of three wards: Goudhurst, Kilndown and Curtisden Green. Hamlets include Bedgebury Cross, Iden Green, Stonecrouch and Winchet Hill.
DistrictTunbridge Wells
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ7237
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01580
Population3,204 (Parish includes village of Kilndown)

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

Goudhurst, par. and vil., mid. Kent, 4 miles NW. of Cranbrook, 9800 ac., pop. 2764; P.O., T.O.; in vicinity of vil. is Goudhurst Hill, alt. 491 ft.

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