Place:Thurnham, Kent, England

Alt namesThornhamsource: Family History Library Catalog
Turnehamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 150
Coordinates51.283°N 0.6°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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Thurnham is a village and civil parish which lies at the foot of the North Downs 3 miles (4.8 km) north east of Maidstone in the Borough of Maidstone in Kent, England. In the 2001 UK census it had a population of 1,085.

The remains of Thurnham Castle are just north of the village. Two miles further north are the fragmentary remains of Binbury Castle, a medieval fortified manor house beside a medieval motte.

St Mary's church, a pre-Norman building and Milgate House are Grade I listed buildings.

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Thurnham 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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