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Pluckley, Kent

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Pluckley, Kent

Pluckley is a village and civil parish in the Ashford District of Kent, United Kingdom. It is located close to the North Downs, and is approximately 5 miles (8 km) west of Ashford. One part of the village is called Pluckley Thorne. References to Pluckley can be found in the Domesday Book, at which time it was a more significant settlement than the now considerably larger town of Ashford. Sir Edward Dering, 1st Baronet is buried here.
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ9245
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01233

Other names by which Pluckley, Kent has been known in the past

Pluckley and Pevington ~ Pluchelei

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

Pluckley and Pevington, par. (ry. sta. Pluckley), Kent, 3094 ac., pop. 923; contains Pluckley, vil., 2 miles NE. of Pluckley sta., which is 5 miles NW. of Ashford Junction; P.O., T.O.

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