Place:Lenham, Kent, England

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NameLenham
Alt namesLerhamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 148
Lerthamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 148
TypeVillage
Coordinates51.25°N 0.717°E
Located inKent, England
See alsoHollingbourne Rural, Kent, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974
Maidstone (district), Kent, Englanddistrict municipality which has covered the area since 1974
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Lenham is a market village in Kent situated on the southern edge of the North Downs, halfway between Maidstone and Ashford.

The village is at the main source of the Great Stour and the Stour Valley Walk starts here, heading to Ashford and on to Canterbury and the English Channel near Sandwich. It is also the source of the River Len, which flows in a westerly direction to join the River Medway at Maidstone.

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Lenham was a civil parish in Hollingbourne Rural District from 1894 until 1974, and since 1974 has been part of the Maidstone non-metropolitan district.

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