Place:Sutton Valence, Kent, England

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NameSutton Valence
Alt namesSudtonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 149
Suttonsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 149
Sutton Valence Castlesource: Wikipedia
Sutton-Valencesource: Family History Library Catalog
Town Suttonsource: Wikipedia
Sutton Hastingssource: Wikipedia
TypeVillage
Coordinates51.2°N 0.6°E
Located inKent, England
See alsoHollingbourne Rural, Kent, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974
Maidstone (district), Kent, Englanddistrict municipality which has covered the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Sutton Valence (in the past also called Sudtone, Town Sutton and Sutton Hastings, see below) is a village about five miles (8 km) SE of Maidstone, Kent, England on the A274 road going south to Headcorn and Tenterden. It is on the Greensand Ridge overlooking the Vale of Kent and Weald. St Mary's Church is on the west side of the village on Chart Road, close to the junction of the High Street with the A274. Another landmark is Sutton Valence Castle on the east side of the village, of which only the ruins of the 12th century keep remain, under the ownership of English Heritage.

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

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