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Matfield is a small village, part of the civil parish of Brenchley, in the Tunbridge Wells Borough of Kent, England. The sculptor Theresa Sassoon planted a tree on the green to commemorate the end of World War I; the tree was blown down in the hurricane of 1987 and had to be replaced. There are also three pubs: The Wheelwright's Arms; The Star and a gastropub "The Poet" at the Standing Cross.Matfield was awarded the title of Kent Village of the Year in 2010.GeographyMatfield is located around 5mi north-east of Royal Tunbridge Wells and 2mi south of Paddock Wood.The village grew up around its village green, which is the largest in Kent. The village green features a large pond at its northern end. Overlooking the green is the grade I listed Matfield House, a Georgian building with a stable block and coachhouse at the rear.Notable peopleSiegfried Sassoon (1886–1967), poet, was born in Matfield.Theresa Thornycroft (1853–1946), sculptor, lived in Matfield.Francis Marchant (1864-1946), cricketer and captain of Kent CCC, born in Matfield House.Alan Watt (1907–74), cricketer, lived in MatfieldHarrison Weir (1824–1906), artist, lived in Matfield.
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