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Otham, Kent

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Otham, Kent

Otham is a village near the town of Maidstone in Kent, England. The 12th century parish church of St Nicholas is a Grade I listed building. The vicar is Revd Andrew Sewell. Otham also has a number of mediaeval houses which are listed including Otham Manor (Grade I), Synyards (Grade I) and Stoneacre (Grade II*). Stoneacre is a small National Trust property, which is a private residence but opened to visitors on Saturdays and Bank Holiday Mondays from April - September.
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ7953
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityKent

Other names by which Otham, Kent has been known in the past


Otham, Kent in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Otham.-- par. and vil., Kent, 2½ miles SE. of Maidstone, 955 ac., pop. 375.

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