Place:Leigh, Kent, England

Alt namesLyghesource: Wikipedia
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates51.2°N 0.217°E
Located inKent, England
See alsoSevenoaks Rural, Kent, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974
Sevenoaks (district), Kent, Englanddistrict municipality which has covered the area since 1974
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Leigh, historically spelled Lyghe, is a village and a civil parish located in the Sevenoaks District of Kent, England. It is located six miles (10 km) south of Sevenoaks town and three miles (5 km) west of Tonbridge.

There is a large village green; nearby is Hall Place, once Leigh Hall, built in 1876 and occasionally open to the public. The parish church (13th century) is dedicated to St Mary.

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Leigh was a civil parish in Sevenoaks Rural District from 1894 until 1974, and since 1974 has been part of the Sevenoaks non-metropolitan district.

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