West Tisted

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West Tisted
West Tisted is located in Hampshire
West Tisted
West Tisted
 West Tisted shown within Hampshire
OS grid reference SU652291
Civil parish West Tisted
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
List of places
UK
England
Hampshire

Coordinates: 51°03′27″N 1°04′13″W / 51.05745°N 1.07035°W / 51.05745; -1.07035

West Tisted is a small village the East Hampshire district of Hampshire, England. It is 6.7 miles (10.8 km) northwest of Petersfield, just off the A32 road.

The nearest railway station is the restored Ropley station on the Watercress Line, trains from which connect with the nearest national rail station 7.8 miles (12.6 km) to the northeast, at Alton. Petersfield station on the Portsmouth Direct Line is 6.7 miles (10.8 km) to the southeast of the village.

The village is home to a Saxon church, and an ancient oak tree. West Tisted was also the home of Sir Benjamin Tichborne, sheriff of Southampton.

In modern times the village has been dominated by a large working farm, R.S. Hill & Sons, for which many of the residents work. The company also owns West Tisted Manor.

The company's surviving proprietor is Ashwin Hill, the remaining son.

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