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Shalden is located in Hampshire
 Shalden shown within Hampshire
OS grid reference SU696420
Civil parish Shalden
District East Hampshire
Shire county Hampshire
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Hampshire
Fire Hampshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament East Hampshire
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Coordinates: 51°10′25″N 1°00′20″W / 51.17359°N 1.00543°W / 51.17359; -1.00543

Shalden is a village and civil parish in the East Hampshire district of Hampshire, England. It is 2.1 miles (3.4 km) northwest of Alton, just off the A339 road. The nearest railway station is Alton, 2.1 miles (3.4 km) southeast of the village.

The village acquired national notoriety in 1867 due to its association with the murder of Sweet Fanny Adams in a hop field between the village and Alton.


The original parish church was Saxon, but the present one dates from the nineteenth century, built of flint with Bath stone dressing in the Early English style. It possesses a fifteenth-century font of considerable merit.

The Bentworth Stream formerly ran through the village until its drainage in the latter half of the 20th century.

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