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Sparsholt, Hampshire

Historical Description

Sparsholt, a parish, with a village, in Hants, 2½ miles WNW of Winchester station on the L. & S.W.R. It has a post office under Winchester; money order and telegraph office, Winchester. Acreage, 3552; population, 412. Some Roman remains have been found. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester; gross value, £220 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is good and has been restored.

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 parishSparsholt St. Stephen 
Poor Law unionWinchester 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Sparsholt from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Sparsholt are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Hampshire newspapers online:

Visitations Heraldic

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

RegionSouth East
Postal districtSO21
Post TownWinchester