Kingswood, Kent

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Kingswood is located in Kent
 Kingswood shown within Kent
OS grid reference TQ 837513
District Maidstone
Shire county Kent
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district ME17
Dialling code 01622
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′31″N 0°38′08″E / 51.225286°N 0.635555°E / 51.225286; 0.635555

Kingswood is a village in the Maidstone District of Kent, England and forms part of the civil parish of Broomfield and Kingswood.[1][2] The main village was constructed in the early 1960s with earlier sporadic development in both Pitt and Gravelly Bottom Roads during the 1920 and 1930's. Kingswood is situated to the south of the more ancient village of Broomfield. The village has a single village shop come post office and no public house. An annual senior citizen outing is arranged by the parish council and paid for from the village precept. The woods surrounding the village has three large craters often mistakenly attributed to World War II bombs; the origin of the craters is unknown.


  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 188 Maidstone & Royal Tunbridge Wells (Sevenoaks & Tonbridge) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2014. ISBN 9780319228814. 
  2. ^ "Ordnance Survey Election Maps". Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 3 April 2016. 

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