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Badlesmere, Kent

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Badlesmere, Kent

Badlesmere is a village and civil parish in the Swale district of Kent, England, about five miles south of Faversham. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 111. The church, dedicated to St Leonard, is described as 'interesting as a small, quite unremarkable church' which was not 'restored' in the Victorian era. Its interior is 13th century and 18th century. It has a complete set of Georgian box pews. The adjoining mediaeval castle was demolished long ago.
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTR0053
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 Badlesmere, Kent has been known in the past

Badelesmore ~ Bedenesmere

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

Badlesmere, par., E. Kent, 4½ miles S. of Faversham, 781 ac., pop. 157.

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