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Petham, Kent

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Petham, Kent

Petham is a small village and civil parish in the North Downs, five miles south of Canterbury in Kent, South East England. The village church is All Saints Church, which was built in the 13th century but suffered from a fire in 1922 and had to be reconstructed. The village hall has recently been rebuilt next to Marble pond on ground which has been known to flood in previous times. Petham is famous for its beautiful surrounding landscapes and "chocolate box" style cottages.
DistrictCity of Canterbury
Post townCANTERBURY
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTR1351
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
Population673
 

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

Piteham

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

Petham, par. and vil., Kent - par., 3338 ac., pop. 687; vil., 5 miles S. of Canterbury; P.O.; near the vil. is Petham House, seat.

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