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Winchfield, Hampshire

Historical Description

Winchfield, a parish, with a village, in Hants, on the Basingstoke Canal, having a station on the L. & S.W.R., 40 miles from London, and 9 E by N of Basingstoke. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office. Acreage, 1582; population, 466. There is a parish council consisting of five members. Winchfield House is the seat of the Beauclerk family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £250. The church, which is in the Norman and Early English styles, is in good condition, with a massive square tower.

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 parishWinchfield St. Mary 
Poor Law unionHartley-Wintney 

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.

RegionSouth East
Postal districtRG27
Post TownHook