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Tovil, Kent

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Tovil, Kent

Tovil is a civil parish in the Borough of Maidstone, in Kent in the South East of England. It is a mixture of residential and industrial zoning, with an increase in commercial usage towards the centre of Maidstone, and more arable use on the outskirts. Tovil has a history of paper mills on the Loose Stream near the River Medway, which ceased operation in the 1980s. These included Great Ivy Mill, Hayle Mill, Upper Tovil Mill, Lower Tovil Mill and Bridge Mill.
DistrictMaidstone
Post townMAIDSTONE
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ7554
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 code01622
 

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

Tovil, eccl. dist. and ry. sta., Maidstone, East Farleigh, and Loose pars., Kent, on SW. side of Maidstone, pop. 983; P.O., T.O.; here are Tovil Upper Mills and Lower Tovil Mill, paperworks.

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