Leigh shown within Kent
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|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Dialling code||01732 83|
|Ambulance||South East Coast|
|EU Parliament||South East England|
|UK Parliament||Tonbridge and Malling|
|List of places: UK • England • Kent|
Leigh (historic spelling 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. Although it derives its name from the same source as Lea, it is pronounced /ˈlaɪ/ (deprecated template) "lye".
There is a large village green; nearby is Hall Place, once Leigh Hall, occasionally open to the public, built in 1876. The parish church (13th century) is dedicated to St Mary.
- Leigh railway station
- Penshurst Airfield, which lay within Leigh parish.
- October 1926 Air Union Blériot 155 crash, which was within Leigh parish
- Leigh Parish Council website
- Village notes Check for villages starting with L
- St Mary's church
- Leigh during the Second World War
- Leigh barrier
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