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Linkenholt, Hampshire

Historical Description

Linkenholt, a parish in Hants, near the boundary with Berks and Wiltshire, 8 miles from Hurstbourne station on the L. & S.W.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Hungerford. Acreage, 1073; population, 75. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; value, £150 with residence. The church of St Peter was erected in 1871, and is a small stone building in the Decorated style; it has an old font and a Norman doorway that were removed from the old building.

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 parishLinkenholt St. Peter 
Poor Law unionAndover 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Hampshire (County Southampton) is available to browse.


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Visitations Heraldic

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DistrictTest Valley
RegionSouth East
Postal districtSP11
Post TownAndover