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Matfield is a small village, part of the civil parish of Brenchley, in the Tunbridge Wells Borough of Kent, England. The sculptor Theresa Sassoon planted a tree on the green to commemorate the end of World War I; the tree was blown down in the hurricane of 1987 and had to be replaced. There are also three pubs: The Wheelwright's Arms; The Star and a gastropub "The Poet" at the Standing Cross.
Matfield was awarded the title of Kent Village of the Year in 2010.
The village grew up around its village green, which is the largest in Kent. The village green features a large pond at its northern end. Overlooking the green is the grade I listed Matfield House, a Georgian building with a stable block and coachhouse at the rear.
- Siegfried Sassoon (1886–1967), poet, was born in Matfield.
- Theresa Thornycroft (1853–1946), sculptor, lived in Matfield.
- Francis Marchant (1864-1946), cricketer and captain of Kent CCC, born in Matfield House.
- Alan Watt (1907–74), cricketer, lived in Matfield
- Harrison Weir (1824–1906), artist, lived in Matfield.
- "Matfield is Kent Village of the Year!". Brenchley Parish Council. September 16, 2010. Archived from the original on August 12, 2011. Retrieved March 21, 2011.
- "Brenchley & Matfield - Villages in the Weald of Kent". Brenchley Parish Council. Retrieved March 21, 2011.
- Historic England. "MATFIELD HOUSE (1250644)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 16 March 2015.
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