Place:Fawkham, Kent, England

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NameFawkham
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates51.367°N 0.283°E
Located inKent, England
See alsoDartford Rural, Kent, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974
Sevenoaks (district), Kent, Englanddistrict municipality to which the parish was transferred in 1974
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Fawkham is a village and civil parish in the Sevenoaks District of Kent, England. The main settlement in the parish is Fawkham Green.

Fawkham is 8 miles (13 km) from Gravesend, 8 miles (13 km) from Dartford and 12 miles (20 km) from Sevenoaks. It is on the northern edge of Sevenoaks District, near its border with Dartford District. Before 1974 it was in Dartford Rural District along with its neighbouring parishes.

The 12th-century parish church is dedicated to St Mary; the ecclesiastical parish is part of the united benefice of Fawkham and Hartley. In medieval times the parish was part of Axstane Hundred.

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