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Longstock, Hampshire

Historical Description

Longstock, a parish in Hants, on the river Test and on the Andover and Southampton railway, 1½ mile N of Stockbridg& station on the L. & S.W.R. It has a post office under Stock-bridge; money order and telegraph office, Stockbridge. Acreage, 2985; population, 474. There is a parish council. Longstock House is a chief residence. An eminence here is called Longstock Hill. The living is a vicarage in the diocese-of Winchester; gross value, £310 with residence. The church was rebuilt in 1880. There is a Primitive Methodist 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 parishLongstock St. Mary 
HundredKings Sombourn 
Poor Law unionStockbridge 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Visitations Heraldic

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DistrictTest Valley
RegionSouth East
Postal districtSO20
Post TownStockbridge