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Building & Supporting a Brighter Community

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Smeeth Parish Council

Smeeth is a small, friendly and lively village to the east of Ashford, sharing many clubs and societies with the adjoining parish of Brabourne. The name Smeeth is derived from the Anglo-Saxon ‘smaet’ meaning a smith. The village had close ties with the Scott family, who had a manor house between Smeeth and Sellindge. This was, however, lost in the seventeenth century. The family was begun by John Balliol, later founder of Balliol College, Oxford. Among the many notable family members was Sir William Scott, Knight Marshal of England in 1350. The Church of St Mary the Virgin has a marble memorial to the Scott family, and contains artefacts from the manor house and its Chapel.

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The Playground at Smeeth Playing Fields

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