Corhampton


Corhampton

Coordinates: 50°58′40″N 1°07′59″W / 50.9779°N 1.1331°W / 50.9779; -1.1331

Corhampton
Corhampton Mill.jpg
River Meon, Corhampton Mill
Corhampton is located in Hampshire
Corhampton

 Corhampton shown within Hampshire
Population 645 (parish)[1]
OS grid reference SU608202
Parish Corhampton & Meonstoke
District City of Winchester
Shire county Hampshire
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town WINCHESTER
Postcode district SO32
Dialling code 01489
Police Hampshire
Fire Hampshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Meon Valley (constituency)
Website Corhampton & Meonstoke Parish Council
List of places: UK • England • Hampshire

Corhampton is a village in Hampshire, England. It lies on the western bank of the River Meon. It forms a civil parish with Meonstoke which adjoins on the eastern bank.

The village church was built around 1020 and is one of the few Saxon churches in England that still functions. In its churchyard is an ancient yew with a 26ft girth.[2]

Saxon church, Corhampton

Archaeology

Bronze age bowl barrows and 'Celtic' fields and circular earthworks probably dating from the Iron Age have been found on Corhampton Down in the west of the parish.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Parish Headcounts, Area: Corhampton & Meonstoke CP". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. 2001. http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadTableView.do?a=3&b=795199&c=Meonstoke&d=16&e=15&g=453306&i=1001x1003x1004&o=1&m=0&r=1&s=1206804180440&enc=1&dsFamilyId=779. Retrieved 2008-03-29. 
  2. ^ "Corhampton and Meonstoke". Hampshire Treasures Volume 1 Winchester City District P85. Hampshire County Council. 2006. http://www.hants.gov.uk/hampshiretreasures/vol01/page065.html. Retrieved 2008-03-29. 
  3. ^ "Corhampton and Meonstoke". Hampshire Treasures Volume 1 Winchester City District P66. Hampshire County Council. 2006. http://www.hants.gov.uk/hampshiretreasures/vol01/page066.html. Retrieved 2008-03-29. 

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