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Chartham, Kent

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Chartham, Kent

Chartham is a village and civil parish on the Great Stour river in the vale of the Kent Downs, 4 miles west of Canterbury, England. The Great Stour Way path passes through the village. A paper mill in the village has specialised in the production of tracing paper since 1938. There are numerous arable farms and orchards in the parish. The village has an unmanned station, Chartham, and a manned level crossing.
DistrictCity of Canterbury
Post townCANTERBURY
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTR1054
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01227
Population3,351
 

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

Certeham

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

Chartham, par. and vil. with ry. sta., E. Kent, on river Stour, 2½ miles SW. of Canterbury, 4569 ac., pop. 2473; P.O., T.O. C. Down is in the S. vicinity of vil.

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