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Froyle, Hampshire

Historical Description

Froyle, a parish in Hants, adjacent to the river Wey, If mile SW of Bentley station on the L. & S.W.R., and 3¼ miles NE of Alton, which is the post town. Acreage, 3665; population, 729. Froyle Place, a mansion of the time of Charles L, with gabled roofs and square mullioned windows, is a seat in the neighbourhood. A considerable tract is under hops. The living is'a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester; value, £175 "with residence. The church has an embattled tower. There are an iron church and Wesleyan chapel.

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 parishFroyle St. Mary 
Poor Law unionAlton 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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