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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.