Alkham

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Alkham
Alkham village hall.jpg
Alkham village hall
Alkham is located in Kent
Alkham
Alkham
Location within Kent
Population688 (2011)[1]
OS grid referenceTR254422
Civil parish
  • Alkham
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townDOVER
Postcode districtCT15
Dialling code01304
PoliceKent
FireKent
AmbulanceSouth East Coast
EU ParliamentSouth East England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Kent
51°08′05″N 1°13′16″E / 51.1347°N 1.2211°E / 51.1347; 1.2211Coordinates: 51°08′05″N 1°13′16″E / 51.1347°N 1.2211°E / 51.1347; 1.2211

Alkham is a village and civil parish in the Dover district of Kent, England, about five miles west of Dover. Within the parish are the settlements of Chalksole and Ewell Minnis; the parish population was 691 people (2001 census), reducing slightly to 688 at the 2011 Census.[1]

Alkham's Grade I listed [2] Anglican church is dedicated to St Anthony.[3] The former Wesleyan chapel on Slip Lane is now a private residence.

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 4 October 2015.
  2. ^ British listed buildings retrieved 19 July 2013
  3. ^ "St Anthony, Alkham, Kent". Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  4. ^ "2001 Census: Census Area Statistics: Key Figures: Area: River (Ward)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 2008-11-05.

External links[edit]

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