Swanley Village

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Swanley Village
The Red Lion Public House, Swanley Village - geograph.org.uk - 1280447.jpg
The Red Lion, Swanley Village
Swanley Village is located in Kent
Swanley Village
Swanley Village
Location within Kent
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSWANLEY
Postcode districtBR8
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51°24′22″N 0°11′52″E / 51.40611°N 0.19778°E / 51.40611; 0.19778

Swanley Village is a village in the Sevenoaks District of Kent, England. It is located 1 mile north east of Swanley & 4.7 miles south west of Dartford.

History[edit]

Swanley Village was originally known as Swanley but with the arrival of the London, Chatham and Dover Railway line, specifically the junction between the Chatham Main Line and the Maidstone East Line to the west of the village, a new settlement grew up. This was called "Swanley Junction", but soon grew and became known as "Swanley", with the village thus becoming known as "Swanley Village". Its church is dedicated to St Paul. The local pubs are "The Lamb" and "The Red Lion".

Transport[edit]

Rail[edit]

The nearest National Rail station is Swanley, located 1.4 miles away.

Buses[edit]

Whilst no buses serve Swanley Village directly, the Arriva Kent Thameside route 477 passes the west of the village boundary, connecting it with Bluewater, Dartford, Orpington & Swanley.

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Coordinates: 51°24′22″N 0°11′52″E / 51.40620°N 0.19770°E / 51.40620; 0.19770