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Chilcomb, Hampshire

Historical Description

Chilcomb, a parish in Hants, near the river Itchen, 2 miles SE of Winchester. Post town, Winchester; money order and telegraph office, Winchester. Acreage, 2146; population, 1052. There are extensive limeworks. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; value, £200. Patron, the Bishop of Winchester. The church is Saxon (1060), with a very singular window of later date, and includes in its pavement some encaustic tiles. The parish reaches to Winchester, and includes the new part of the E side of the city. A new church (All Saints) was built for the city portion of the parish in 1894. A very interesting account of the parish as " Ciltecombe" is in Domesday Book.

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 
Poor Law unionWinchester 

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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 districtSO21
Post TownWinchester