Five Oak Green

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Five Oak Green
Five Oak Green is located in Kent
Five Oak Green
Five Oak Green
Location within Kent
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townTonbridge
Postcode districtTN12
Dialling code01892
PoliceKent
FireKent
AmbulanceSouth East Coast
EU ParliamentSouth East England
UK Parliament
  • Tunbridge Wells
List of places
UK
England
Kent
51°11′02″N 0°21′29″E / 51.183930°N 0.358180°E / 51.183930; 0.358180Coordinates: 51°11′02″N 0°21′29″E / 51.183930°N 0.358180°E / 51.183930; 0.358180

Five Oak Green is a village near Tonbridge, Kent in the parish of Capel. It was a centre for hop growing and in the 19th century "The Rose and crown" public house was converted to a hospital to treat the many hop pickers who resided in the village and its surroundings in the late summer. The pub was renamed "The Little Hoppers Hospital" by a London priest who added to the pub's sign "No beer sold here" so no one should have any doubt of its changed role. It is in the civil parish of Capel.

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