Embley, Hampshire

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Embley is located in Hampshire
 Embley shown within Hampshire
OS grid reference SU3309221810
District Test Valley
Shire county Hampshire
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ROMSEY
Postcode district SO51 9
Dialling code 01962
Police Hampshire
Fire Hampshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament North West Hampshire
List of places

Coordinates: 50°59′41″N 1°31′47″W / 50.994743°N 1.529846°W / 50.994743; -1.529846

Embley is a small village and civil parish in the Test Valley district of Hampshire, England. Its nearest town is Romsey, which lies approximately 3.5 miles (4.8 km) east from the village.

A famous 19th century resident was Florence Nightingale, who for much of her childhood was raised n the parish at her family's home Embley Park. [1] [2]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Though as a child she also often lived at the family's second home at Lea Hurst
  2. ^ Florence Nightingale and Lynn McDonald (Editor) (2010). "An introduction to Vol 14". Florence Nightingale: The Crimean War. Wilfrid Laurier University Press. ISBN 0889204691.