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Rowlands Castle, Hampshire

Historical Description

Rowlands Castle, a hamlet in Havant parish, Hants, with a station on the L. & S.W.R., 63 miles from London, and 3 NNE of Havant. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Havant. Stansted College was erected by Charles Dixon, a London merchant, at a cost of £5000, and endowed with £20,000 as a residence for six decayed London merchants. There is a Congregational chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Hampshire (County Southampton) is available to browse.


Online maps of Rowlands Castle are available from a number of sites:

DistrictEast Hampshire
RegionSouth East
Postal districtPO9