Crockenhill shown within Kent
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Crockenhill is a small village in Kent. In the first half of the twentieth century, it was an important area for growing peppermint. In the 1930s there were 420 acres (1.7 km²) under cultivation; the last crop was harvested in 1958.
Crockenhill is from Old English hyll "hill" with an unknown first element.
- Major, Alan. Hidden Kent. Countryside Books, 1994.
The village is currently creating a habitat for Badgers in harvest field which is on the southern edge of the village.
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