Hunton, Kent

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Hunton, Kent
St Mary, Hunton, Kent - - 326630.jpg
St Mary's Church
Hunton, Kent is located in Kent
Hunton, Kent
Hunton, Kent
Hunton, Kent shown within Kent
Population 702 2011 Census
Civil parish
  • Hunton
Shire county
  • Kent
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Kent
Fire Kent
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
List of places
KentCoordinates: 51°13′00″N 0°28′00″E / 51.216667°N 0.466667°E / 51.216667; 0.466667
River Beult
Hunton Civil Parish Population Time Series 1801-2011
The Occupations of Males and Females in Hunton, Kent, 1881

Hunton is a civil parish and village near the town of Maidstone in Kent, England. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 Census was 702, with 342 males and 360 females living in the parish.[1]

St Mary's Church is a Grade I listed building.[2] Grade II listed Hunton Court was the country home of Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman, leader of the Liberal Party and Prime Minister from 1905–08.[3]

The River Beult runs nearby Hunton.

In the 1870s, Hunton was described like this;

"The village stands near the river Beult, 3 miles E by S of Yalding r. station, and 4½ SW by S of Maidstone; was once a market town; and has a post office under Staplehurst. The parish comprises 2,061 acres."[4]

Gennings Park
Greensand Way
Pond at Gennings Court
Buston Manor
Reed Court Oast and Flanders Oast


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 9 February 2017. 
  2. ^ Historic England. "Church of St Mary (1250030)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 18 August 2012. 
  3. ^ Historic England. "Hunton Court (1250127)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 18 August 2012. 
  4. ^ Wilson, John Marius (1870–1872). Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Hunton, Kent at Wikimedia Commons

A Map of Hunton, 1945

51°13′N 0°28′E / 51.22°N 0.47°E / 51.22; 0.47