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Sherfield upon Loddon, Hampshire

Historical Description

Sherfield-upon-Loddon, a parish, with a village, in Hants, 2½ miles of Bramley station, and 4 NE by N of Basingstoke station on the L. & S.W.R. and the G.W.R. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Basingstoke. Acreage, 2337; population, 619. There is a parish council of six members. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £550 with residence. The church is an ancient building of flint in the Decorated style, and has been restored. There are Baptist, Primitive Methodist, and Plymouth Brethren chapels, and a school with a small endowment.

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 parishSherfield-upon-Loddon St. Leonard 
Poor Law unionBasingstoke 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Hampshire (County Southampton) is available to browse.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitations of Hampshire, 1530, 1575, & 1622-34 is available to view on the Heraldry page.