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Alkham, Kent

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Alkham, Kent

Alkham is a village and civil parish in the Dover district of Kent, England, about five miles west of Dover, on the B2060 secondary road. Within the parish are the settlements of Chalksole and Ewell Minnis; the parish population was 691 people (2001 census). Alkham's parish church is dedicated to St Anthony. The parishes of Alkham and River form the River ward in the Dover local government district. Tom Elliott, the indie/rock/folk and rap artist is one of Alkham's famous residents.
Post townDOVER
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTR2542
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

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

Alkham, par., E. Kent, 4 miles W. of Dover, 3203 ac., pop. 575; P.O.

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