Kingswood, Kent

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Kingswood
Kingswood is located in Kent
Kingswood
Kingswood
Kingswood shown within Kent
OS grid referenceTQ 837513
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townMAIDSTONE
Postcode districtME17
Dialling code01622
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AmbulanceSouth East Coast
EU ParliamentSouth East England
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51°13′31″N 0°38′08″E / 51.225286°N 0.635555°E / 51.225286; 0.635555Coordinates: 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 on land given to soldiers returning from WW1. 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.

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

Broomfield and Kingswood Parish Council

Kingswood& Broomfield Village Hall

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