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Adisham, Kent

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Adisham, Kent

Adisham (formerly Adesham) is a village and civil parish in the English county of Kent. The village, six miles south-east of Canterbury, and located on the B2046 road between Wingham and Barham, is known as Edesham in the Domesday Book. Adisham's only shop shut down in 2004, and the Bull's Head public house has also recently closed. The village church is dedicated to Holy Innocents; and there is a thriving primary school.
DistrictCity of Canterbury
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTR2253
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01304

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


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

Adisham, par. and vil. with ry. sta., E. Kent, 6 miles SE. of Canterbury, 1853 ac., pop. 449.

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