Worting, Hampshire

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Coordinates: 51°15′43″N 1°08′11″W / 51.261979°N 1.136435°W / 51.261979; -1.136435

Worting
Worting is located in Hampshire
Worting
Worting
 Worting shown within Hampshire
OS grid reference SU6035251778
District Basingstoke and Deane
Shire county Hampshire
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BASINGSTOKE
Postcode district RG22 5
Dialling code 01256
Police Hampshire
Fire Hampshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Basingstoke
List of places
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Worting is a parish in the hundred of Chutely, county Hants, 2 miles W. of Basingstoke. The village is situated near the line of the London and South-Western railway. The surface is undulating, and the soil chalky. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Winchester, value £280. The church, dedicated to Thomas a Becket, has been recently rebuilt. There is a National school, and almshouses for two poor families. The Rev. L. B. Wither is lord of the manor." [From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

The area is bounded to the south by Hatch Warren and the Worting Junction.[1] To the east is the district of Brighton Hill and the Cranbourne area.

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