Place:Sevenoaks Weald, Kent, England

NameSevenoaks Weald
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates51.233°N 0.191°E
Located inKent, England
See alsoSevenoaks, Kent, Englandtown of which it was a part until 1894
Sevenoaks 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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Sevenoaks Weald is a village and civil parish in the Sevenoaks District of Kent, England. The parish is located on the Weald, immediately south of Sevenoaks town, with the village of Sevenoaks Weald at its centre. It was formed in 1894 from part of the ancient parish of Sevenoaks.

The village was originally named simply Weald.

The parish church is dedicated to St George. It was built in 1821 and was provided as a chapel of ease so that parishioners did not have the long climb to St. Nicholas, the parish church of Sevenoaks. Land and funds were given for the chapel and churchyards by the Lambarde family. Architect Thomas Graham Jackson added a chancel in 1871; the funds were provided by the Hodgson family. Weald Methodist Church on the village green opened in 1843; and also in the village is a former Brethren Gospel Hall dating from 1875 and the former St Edward the Confessor's Roman Catholic Church.

Long Barn is a property with a historic garden, begun in 1915 by Harold Nicolson and Vita Sackville-West and further developed by Edwin Lutyens in 1925.

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Sevenoaks Weald 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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