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FROXFIELD, a chapelry, in the parish and hundred of East Meon, union of Petersfield, Petersfield and N. divisions of the county of Southampton, 3¾ miles (N. W. by W.) from Petersfield; containing 656 inhabitants. The chapel is dedicated to St. Peter. Robert Lane, in 1733, bequeathed £1000 for founding a school, which in 1767 was further endowed with £300, the bequest of Francis Beckford, Esq.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.