The Avon, Hampshire
Avon, The, or East Avon, a river of Wilts and Hants. It rises 2½ miles E of Devizes; runs about 6½ miles southeastward, to Upavon; and goes thence about 41½ miles southward, past Amesbury, Salisbury, and Fordingbridge, to the English Channel at Christchurch. It is navigable to Salisbury. Its chief affluent is the Stour.
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.