East Sutton

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East Sutton
Tower House, East Sutton - geograph.org.uk - 68487.jpg
Pleasure House, the former home of Alice Keppel, mistress of King Edward VII
East Sutton is located in Kent
East Sutton
East Sutton
Location within Kent
OS grid referenceTQ827495
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townMaidstone
Postcode districtME17
Dialling code01622
AmbulanceSouth East Coast
UK Parliament
List of places
51°12′57″N 0°36′57″E / 51.21583°N 0.61583°E / 51.21583; 0.61583Coordinates: 51°12′57″N 0°36′57″E / 51.21583°N 0.61583°E / 51.21583; 0.61583

East Sutton is a parish approximately 6 miles south-east of Maidstone in Kent, England. East Sutton is small in number of dwellings but relatively large in area: the parish has a women's prison, a council estate of 16 houses and the Grade I listed 13th-century St Peter's and St Paul's Church. The population is included in the civil parish of Sutton Valence.

HMP East Sutton Park is a prison and Young Offenders Institution for females, situated in a manor house, located just outside the village.

King Edward VII used to visit the village for liaisons with his mistress, Alice Keppel at Pleasure House, on the border with Sutton Valence.

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