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Ovington, Hampshire

Historical Description

Ovington, a village and a parish in Hants. The village stands on the river Itchin, 2 miles WSW of Alresford station on the L. & S.W.R., and has a post office under Alresford ½ money order and telegraph office, Alresford. Acreage of parish, 1300; population, 114. Ovington Park is the chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £85 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church was rebuilt in 1866 on a site adjoining the old one, and is in the Decorated style.

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 
Poor Law unionAlresford 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Visitations Heraldic

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RegionSouth East
Postal districtSO24
Post TownAlresford