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Chattenden, Medway

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Chattenden, Medway

Chattenden is a small village in Hoo Parish, in the unitary authority of Medway in South East England. It was, until 1998, part of Kent and is still ceremonially associated via the Lieutenancies Act. It lies to the north of the A228 and the village of Wainscott, at the top of Four Elms Hill. Chattenden means 'Forest Settlement' from the elements ceto and ham dun. It is recorded in 1100 as Chetindunam, and Chatindone in 1281.
Administrative CountyMedway
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ7571
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01634

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