- Waltham Chase
infobox UK place
country = England
official_name= Waltham Chase
region= South East England
Waltham Chase is a village in
Hampshire, England, neighbouring the village of Bishop's Waltham.The village comprises about 2 sq. kilometres of land to the south-east of Bishop's Waltham [ [http://neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadKeyFigures.do?a=7&b=549580&c=Waltham+Chase&d=14&e=8&g=453252&i=1001x1003x1004&m=0&r=1&s=1196290997669&enc=1 ONS Neighbourhood statistics] Retrieved on 28 November 2007] .
Previously a forest used for the Hierarchy of Bishops Waltham to hunt game. The village now has a Primary School - St John The Baptist C E; older children attend the
Swanmore College of Technologynearby.It has several green areas, e.g. a recreation ground, and park area. It has a thriving village hall which is used by many societies and clubs. There is a bicycle shop, two village stores, one includes the Post Office and there is also a hairdressers. There is a garage with automobile repair, a car sales outlet and a commercial vehicle sales business. There are two inns, the Chase and the Black Dog. It has a Methodist Church; the local C of E church, St John the Baptist, is located at Shedfield. The parish of Shedfieldincludes Shirrell Heath, Waltham Chaseand Shedfield.
There are horse stables and several farms in the village area.
According to the ONS (from the 2001 census) the population of the whole Winchester LSOA (Lower Layer Super Output Areas) - "Winchester 012F" area which includes both Waltham Chase and most of Shirrell Heath was 1,404, with 533 households. [http://neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/AreaProfile1.do?tab=1 Retrieved on
28 November 2007]
There is an SSSI site (code 1000678) within the village 'Waltham Chase Meadows' - "one of the best examples in the county of dry neutral unimproved pasture." [http://www.english-nature.org.uk/citation/citation_photo/1004097.pdf Retrieved on
28 November 2007]
Across the road from the Moors Nature Reserve is the Chase Mill, which was in still in use in 1957. This mill has been featured on a television "restoration" programme - [http://www.channel4.com/science/microsites/S/salvage_squad_2003/machines/watermill/index.html. Retrieved on
28 November 2007.] .
* [http://www.st-john-pri.hants.sch.uk/index.htm St John the Baptist Primary School] - Local primary school for Waltham Chase.
* [http://stjohnthebaptistshedfield.org.uk/ St John the Baptist Church] - the parish church.
* [http://www.chasemethodist.org/ Waltham Chase Methodist Church]
* [http://www.shedfieldparishcouncil.org.uk/ Shedfield Parish Council]
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