Alkham

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Coordinates: 51°08′05″N 1°13′16″E / 51.1347°N 1.2211°E / 51.1347; 1.2211

Alkham
Alkham village hall.jpg
Alkham village hall
Alkham is located in Kent
Alkham
Alkham
 Alkham shown within Kent
Population 691 [1]
OS grid reference TR254422
Civil parish Alkham
District Dover
Shire county Kent
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town DOVER
Postcode district CT15
Dialling code 01304
Police Kent
Fire Kent
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Dover
List of places
UK
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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 Grade I listed [2] Anglican church is dedicated to St Anthony.[3]

The parishes of Alkham and River form the River ward in the Dover local government district.[4]

Tom Elliott, the indie/rock/folk and rap artist is one of Alkham's famous residents.[5]

Alkham also has its own cricket team.[6]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Alkham
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 7
(45)
7
(45)
9
(48)
11
(52)
15
(59)
17
(63)
19
(67)
20
(68)
18
(64)
14
(57)
10
(50)
7
(45)
12.8
(55.3)
Average low °C (°F) 3
(37)
3
(37)
4
(39)
6
(43)
9
(48)
11
(52)
13
(55)
14
(57)
12
(54)
9
(48)
6
(43)
4
(39)
7.8
(46)
Source: Weatherbase [7]

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External links[edit]

Media related to Alkham at Wikimedia Commons