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Smarden, Kent

Smarden is a civil parish and village, west of Ashford in Kent, South East England. The village has The Church of St. Michael which because of its high scissor beam roof is sometimes known as "The Barn of Kent". Smarden borders the villages of Pluckley and Egerton to the North, Bethersden to the East, Headcorn to the West and Biddenden to the South.
DistrictAshford
Post townTONBRIDGE
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ8842
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 code01233
Population1,222
 

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

Smarden, par. and vil.j Kent - par., 5387 ac., pop. 1139; vil., onr. Beult, 6 m. E. of Staplehurst; P.O., T.O.

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