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Itchingswell or Ecchinswell, Hampshire

Historical Description

Itchingswell or Ecchinswell, a village and a parish in Hants. The village stands 2 miles WNW of Kingsclere, and 2¼ from Burghclere station on the G.W.R., and has a post office under Newbury; money order and telegraph office, Kingsclere. Acreage, 2349; population of the civil parish, 392; of the ecclesiastical, with Sydmonton, 529. The manor belongs to the Earl of Carnarvon. The living is a vicarage, united with the vicarage of Sydmonton, in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £250 with residence. Patron, the Vicar of Kingsclere. The old church of St Lawrence was pulled down and a new one erected in 1886. It is in the' Early English style. There is a Congregational chapel.

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

Land and Property

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