Crockenhill

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Crockenhill
Crockenhill is located in Kent
Crockenhill
Crockenhill
Location within Kent
Population1,654 (2011 Census)[1]
OS grid referenceTQ504671
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSWANLEY
Postcode districtBR8
Dialling code01322
PoliceKent
FireKent
AmbulanceSouth East Coast
EU ParliamentSouth East England
List of places
UK
England
Kent
51°22′59″N 0°09′43″E / 51.383°N 0.162°E / 51.383; 0.162Coordinates: 51°22′59″N 0°09′43″E / 51.383°N 0.162°E / 51.383; 0.162

Crockenhill is a village in the Sevenoaks District of Kent, England. It is located south of Swanley and east of Orpington, and lies close to the border with Greater London.

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The closest National Rail station to Crockenhill is Swanley.

Etymology[edit]

Crockenhill is from Old English hyll "hill" with an unknown first element. There is also a village named Crockham Hill near Westerham.

Sport and leisure[edit]

Crockenhill has two Non-League football clubs: Crockenhill F.C. who play at Wested Meadow,[2] and Eltham Palace F.C. who play at Green Court Sports Club.[3] Both teams play in the Kent Invicta Football League at level 10 of the English football league system.

Nearby Areas[edit]

Crockenhill borders Swanley to the north and north east, Eynsford to the east and south east, Well Hill to the south, Orpington to the south west and St Mary Cray to the west and north west.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  2. ^ Pyramid Passion feature on Wested Meadow
  3. ^ Eltham Palace official website – Home Accessed 20 June 2012

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