Otham

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St Nicholas's Church

Otham is a village near the town of Maidstone in Kent, England.

The 12th-century parish church of St Nicholas is a Grade I listed building.[1] The vicar is Revd Andrew Sewell. Otham also has a number of mediaeval houses which are listed including Otham Manor (Grade I),[2] Synyards (Grade I)[3] and Stoneacre (Grade II*).[4] Stoneacre is a small National Trust property, which is a private residence but opened to visitors on Saturdays and Bank Holiday Mondays from April - September.

Otham has a circular walk of 7 km which includes the Spot Lane Nature Reserve and Stoneacre. Details of it are available from its parish website as a pdf file.

The White Horse pub is located in Otham.The White Horse Inn had two Publicans, once William Goodwin b1746 and son Solomon William Goodwin b1833 Source: English Post Office Records

Sport and leisure[edit]

Otham has two Non-League football clubs playing at Honey Lane, Bearsted F.C. in the Kent Invicta League[5] and APM Contrast F.C. in the Kent County League.[6]

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Coordinates: 51°15′N 0°34′E / 51.250°N 0.567°E / 51.250; 0.567