Corhampton

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Corhampton
Corhampton Mill.jpg
River Meon, Corhampton Mill
Corhampton is located in Hampshire
Corhampton
Corhampton
 Corhampton shown within Hampshire
Population 645 (parish)[1]
OS grid reference SU6020
Civil parish Corhampton and 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
Website Corhampton and Meonstoke Parish Council
List of places
UK
England
Hampshire

Coordinates: 50°58′41″N 1°07′59″W / 50.978°N 1.133°W / 50.978; -1.133

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 it on the eastern bank.

Archaeology[edit]

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.[2]

Parish church[edit]

Corhampton parish church

The Church of England parish church is Saxon[3] and was built around 1020. The font is Norman and there are 13th century wall paintings in the chancel.[3]

In the churchyard is an ancient yew with a 26ft girth.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parish Headcounts, Area: Corhampton & Meonstoke CP". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. 2001. Retrieved 2008-03-29. 
  2. ^ "Corhampton and Meonstoke". Hampshire Treasures Volume 1 Winchester City District P66. Hampshire County Council. 2006. Retrieved 2008-03-29. 
  3. ^ a b Pevsner & Lloyd 1966, p. 182
  4. ^ "Corhampton and Meonstoke". Hampshire Treasures Volume 1 Winchester City District P85. Hampshire County Council. 2006. Retrieved 2008-03-29. 

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