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Rowner, Hampshire

Historical Description

Rowner, a parish in Hants, 1 mile from Brockhurst station on the L. & S.W.R., and 2½ miles NW of Gosport Post town, Fareham. Acreage, 1245; population of the civil parish, 271; of the ecclesiastical, 291. A mineral spring and remains of an old priory are near the church. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £260 with residence. The church is ancient but good, and has been restored. Fort Grange and Fort Rowner are both in this parish.

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 unionFareham 

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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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RegionSouth East
Postal districtPO13
Post TownGosport