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Steep, Hampshire

Historical Description

Steep, a township and a parish in Hants, If mile NNW of Petersfield station on the L. & S.W.R. Post town, Petersfield. Acreage, 2658; population, 652. The parish, which has no village, stretches for 4 miles at the foot of the hills. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £220 with residence. The church was restored in 1876. There are Primitive Methodist chapels and six almshouses.

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 
HundredEast Meon 
Poor Law unionPetersfield 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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DistrictEast Hampshire
RegionSouth East
Postal districtGU32
Post TownPetersfield