Chart Sutton

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Chart Sutton
Chart Sutton is located in Kent
Chart Sutton
Chart Sutton
 Chart Sutton shown within Kent
District Maidstone
Shire county Kent
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Kent
Fire Kent
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Faversham and Mid Kent
List of places

Coordinates: 51°13′25″N 0°34′15″E / 51.223550°N 0.570900°E / 51.223550; 0.570900Chart Sutton is a small village on the edge of the Weald of Kent, approximately 5 miles (8 km) to the south of Maidstone. The village is small, with around 800 inhabitants, but the village does offer a village hall and a park. The Corner shop, which housed the Post Office, and the village's public house: The Buffalo's Head, have both recently closed down.

St Michael's Church, parts of which date back to the 14th century, lies outside of the village centre, in between Chart Sutton and Sutton Valence. The church shares its vicar with Sutton Valence and East Sutton; the three villages are collectively known as the "Three Suttons" and have close connections with each other. Recently now sharing the vicar with Headcorn

Mike Fitzgerald, the councillor for the village and for Boughton Monchelsea served as Mayor of Maidstone 2006-2007.

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