Coordinates: 51°04′56″N 0°31′48″E / 51.082290°N 0.530130°E
Swattenden is a small settlement near Cranbrook, Kent, UK. It is situated on the B2086 (Swattenden Lane) about a mile from Hartley, where the A229 crosses the settlement. At Swattenden, one can find an agricultural/country shop, a fruit farm, fishing centre, and the Swattenden Centre, an outdoor activity centre run by Kent County Council.
The suffx -enden is found in many place names in the Kentish Weald, meaning the pasture or clearing in the forest belonging to the people of a named person. Here the person was called Swaeðel. In 1240, the Old English Swaeðeling denn, was written as Swetlingdenn, in 1260 it was spelled Swetlyngdenne and in 1305 Swethyngden. 
- ^ Glover, Judith (1976). The place Names of Kent (Meresborough Books Edition 1992 ed.). Batsford. p. 186. ISBN 0-905270-61-4.
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