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Warnford, Hampshire

Historical Description

Warnford, a parish, with Warnford village and Elversdown hamlet, in Hants, 5. miles from Petersfield station on the L. & S.W.R. It has a post office under Bishops Waltham; money order and telegraph office, West Meon. Acreage, 3179; population, 255. Warnford Park is the seat of the Woods family. Remains of an ancient manor-house, popularly called King John's House, and forming a fine relic of Early Domestic architecture, are in the grounds. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; gross value, £490 with residence. The church is Early English, with a Norman tower. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel.

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 unionDroxford 

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Warnford from the following:

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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Villages, Hamlets, &c


Visitations Heraldic

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

RegionSouth East
Postal districtSO32
Post TownSouthampton