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Nately Scures, Hampshire

Historical Description

Nately Scures, a parish in Hants, on the Basingstoke Canal, 4 miles E by N of Basingstoke, and 2 miles from Hook station on the L. & S.W.R. Post town, Basingstoke; money order and telegraph office, Hook. Acreage, 521; population of the civil parish, 175; of the ecclesiastical, 250. The manor was anciently known as Natan Leaga, or formed part of a forest tract so designated in the Saxon Chronicle, takes the latter part of its present name from the word scora, signifying a shaw or a coppice. The livins; is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £140 with residence. The church is Late Norman, with a circular apse, and with a very rich trefoil-headed N door, and is one of the smallest churches in England.

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 parishNateley-Scures St. Swithin 
Poor Law unionBasingstoke 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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DistrictBasingstoke and Deane
RegionSouth East
Postal districtRG27
Post TownHook