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Longparish, Hampshire

Historical Description

Longparish or Middleton, a village and a parish in Hants. The village stands on the river Test or Antou, 4 miles SWof Whitchurch, has a station on the L. &S.W.R., 65 from London, and a post, money order, and telegraph office under Whitchurch. The parish contains the tithings of East Aston, West Aston, Forton, and Middleton. Acreage, 5329; population, 799. The manor belongs to the Widmore family. Longparish House is a chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester; value, £193. The church is ancient. There are Baptist, Wesleyan, and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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 parishLongparish St. Nicholas 
Poor Law unionAndover 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Villages, Hamlets, &c

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Visitations Heraldic

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DistrictTest Valley
RegionSouth East
Postal districtSP11
Post TownAndover