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Benenden, Kent

Benenden is a village and civil parish in the Tunbridge Wells District of Kent, England. The parish is located on the Weald six miles (10 km) to the west of Tenterden. In addition to the main village, Iden Green, East End, Dingleden and Standen Street settlements are included in the parish. The parish church is dedicated to St George, and is a 19th century building on the site of a medieval building destroyed in a fire.
DistrictTunbridge Wells
Post townCranbrook
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ8032
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

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

Benenden, par. and vil., mid. Kent, 3 miles SE. of Cranbrook, 6693 ac., pop. 1598; P.O., T.O.

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