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Woodmancote, Hampshire

Historical Description

Woodmancote, a parish in Hants, 4½ miles NE of Micheldever station on the L. & S.W.R., and 8 SW of Basingstoke. Post town, Micheldever station. Acreage, 1404; population of the civil parish, 62; of the ecclesiastical, 176. The Warden and Fellows of Winchester have been lords of the manor of Woodmancote for 350 years. The living is a vicarage, united with Popham, in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £142 with residence. Patron, Lord Ashburton. The church is a small but handsome edifice of stone in the Norman style, and was erected in 1855.

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 parishWoodmancott St. James 
Poor Law unionBasingstoke 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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