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Chilbolton, Hampshire

Historical Description

Chilbolton, a parish in Hants, on the river Anton, 1 mile from Wherwell station on the L. & S.W.R., and 4 miles SSE of Andover. It has a post office under Stockbridge; money order office, Wherwell; telegraph office, Fullerton railway station. Acreage, 3134; population, 358. The manor belonged at Domesday to the Bishop of Winchester. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; value, £429 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Winchester. The church is Early English, well restored, and has a modern tower. Sir William Jones the Oriental traveller was for some time a resident.

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 parishChilbolton St. Mary 
Poor Law unionAndover 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Visitations Heraldic

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DistrictTest Valley
RegionSouth East
Postal districtSO20
Post TownStockbridge