Grewell (St. Mary)

GREWELL (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Hartley-Wintney, hundred of Odiham, Odiham and N. divisions of the county of Southampton, 1¾ mile (W.) from Odiham; containing 280 inhabitants. The parish is on the river Whitewater; and comprises 843a. 10p., of which 417 acres are arable, 94 meadow and pasture, 28 woodland, and 254 open and uncultivated common. The Basingstoke canal passes along a tunnel nearly three-quarters of a mile in length, cut through Grewell Hill, in the parish. The living is annexed to the vicarage of Odiham: the church is pleasantly situated on the left bank of the Whitewater.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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