infobox UK place
country = England
region= South East England
Harvel is a village in the
civil parishof Meophamin the west of the English county of Kent. It is sited on the southern edge of the North Downs, and forms part of the AONB for that area.
The village's name may derive from the names "Halifield" (Holy Field) or "Heorot Field" (Hartfield) mentioned in a Saxon charters. A collection of
sarsenstones north of the village may be a prehistoric tomb but is more likely a natural group.
27 August 1950, Harvel, along with the village of Lenham, was one of the signal receiving points (between Calaisand London) of the first-ever live television pictures from the continent.
It has a
village greenand pond, and a cricketteam, a village hall, a greyhound rehoming center and a pub.
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