is a village in Kent
. It is also known as Ripple Vale
. John French, 1st Earl of Ypres
, the commander of the first British Expeditionary Force
was born there in 1852, and is buried at the village church. The Ripple Primary School has approximately 40 students attending. It has one local pub, The Plough, a traditional English Ale-House. There is a windmill
, which is being restored.