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Bramdean, Hampshire

Historical Description

Bramdean, a parish in Hants, 3½ miles from Ropley station on the L. & S.W.R., and 8½ E by S of Winchester. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Alresford. Acreage, 1237; population, 227. The parish is a resort of sportsmen. A Roman pavement was found here, and is covered. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £190 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is Norman, with an Early English chancel, and has been restored. A small chapel of ease was erected in 1883.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyHampshire 
Ecclesiastical parishBramdean St. Simon and St. Jude 
HundredBishops Sutton 
Poor Law unionAlresford 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Visitations Heraldic

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RegionSouth East
Postal districtSO24
Post TownAlresford