Broughton, Hampshire

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Broughton
Broughton is located in Hampshire
Broughton
Broughton
 Broughton shown within Hampshire
Civil parish Broughton
District Test Valley
Shire county Hampshire
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Romsey
Postcode district SO20
Dialling code 01794
Police Hampshire
Fire Hampshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament North West Hampshire
Website Broughton in Hampshire
List of places
UK
England
Hampshire

Coordinates: 51°05′34″N 1°33′50″W / 51.0928°N 1.5639°W / 51.0928; -1.5639

Broughton is a village and civil parish in the Test Valley district of Hampshire, England, about 10 miles (16 km) north of Romsey.

The Manor of Broughton is recorded in the Domesday Book and was held at different times by the Earl of Southampton, and the Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull.[1] The current manor house is a Grade II* listed building, dating from the 18th century.[2]

The Church of England parish church of St Mary the Virgin dates from the 12th century.

The 19th-century Baptist chapel has been closed for worship and sold for development.[3]

The 2001 census recorded a parish population of 1,029. The village has a number of groups and clubs running for all ages and interests.[4]

Near the village are many farms, including three sheep farms and one buffalo meat farm.

Twin towns[edit]

Broughton is twinned with:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Page, William, ed. (1911). "Broughton with Frenchmoor". A History of the County of Hampshire. Victoria County History 4. Institute of Historical Research. pp. 493–497. 
  2. ^ "Broughton Manor House". British Listed Buildings. 
  3. ^ "Properties that would be perfect renovation projects". The Daily Telegraph. 
  4. ^ "Broughton in Hampshire". 
  5. ^ "British towns twinned with French towns". Archant Community Media Ltd. Retrieved 11 July 2013. 

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