Ower

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Coordinates: 50°57′N 1°32′W / 50.95°N 1.54°W / 50.95; -1.54

Ower
Mortimer Arms and Steam Traction Engine - geograph.org.uk - 2515166.jpg
Road junction at Ower
Ower is located in Hampshire
Ower
Ower
 Ower shown within Hampshire
OS grid reference SU325165
Civil parish Copythorne
Netley Marsh
District New Forest
Shire county Hampshire
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ROMSEY
Postcode district SO51
Dialling code 023
Police Hampshire
Fire Hampshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament New Forest East
List of places
UK
England
Hampshire

Ower is a hamlet in the New Forest district of Hampshire, England. Its nearest towns are Totton – approximately 2.5 miles (4.0 km) to the southeast, and Romsey – approximately 3.5 miles (5.6 km) to the north-east.

Ower lies on the A36 road northwest of Totton. It lies mostly within the civil parish of Copythorne,[1] although buildings on the east side of the road are in the civil parish of Netley Marsh.[2] It is, however, somewhat cut-off from these two parishes by the M27 motorway which passes immediately to the south of the hamlet.

There are two pubs in Ower, called The Mortimer Arms,[3] and The Vine Inn. It also is where the theme park Paultons Park is situated.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Background, Copythorne Parish Council
  2. ^ Parish Plan 2010, page 4, Netley Marsh Parish Council
  3. ^ The Mortimer Arms
  4. ^ Paultons Park

External links[edit]

Media related to Ower at Wikimedia Commons