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Throwley, Kent

Throwley is a village in the Borough of Swale in Kent, England. Throwley lies on top of the kent North Downs in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The landscape is mainly arable fields and woodland copses covering just over 5 square miles. The population of around 130 households is scattered across a number of hamlets the largest of which is Throwley Forstal.
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ9955
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast

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

Throwley Forstal ~ Brulege

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

Throwley.-- par. and vil., Kent, 4 miles SW. of Faversham, 3256 ac., pop. 622; P.O., called Throwley Forstal; the par. contains Throwley House, seat; the church occupies the site of a priory founded 1153.

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