Abbots Worthy

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Abbots Worthy
Abbots Worthy Old Mill.jpg
The old mill in Abbots Worthy
Abbots Worthy is located in Hampshire
Abbots Worthy
Abbots Worthy
Location within Hampshire
OS grid referenceSU497326
Civil parish
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtSO21
Dialling code01962
AmbulanceSouth Central
UK Parliament
List of places
51°05′26″N 1°17′22″W / 51.090471°N 1.289549°W / 51.090471; -1.289549Coordinates: 51°05′26″N 1°17′22″W / 51.090471°N 1.289549°W / 51.090471; -1.289549

Abbots Worthy is a small village in the City of Winchester district of Hampshire, England.[1] It is in the civil parish of Kings Worthy.

Abbots Worthy lies on the A33 about 2 miles (3.2 km) to the north of Winchester. Abbots Worthy is included within the civil parish of Kings Worthy and is part of the Winchester City Council administration.

In 1870–72, John Marius Wilson in the Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Abbotts Worthy as:

ABBOTSWORTHY, a tything in the parish of Kings worthy, 2 miles NNE of Winchester, Hants.[2]

The Itchen Way, which is a 31.8-mile (51.2 km) long-distance footpath, passes through the village. The River Itchen lies just to the south of Abbots Worthy.

Notable former residents[edit]


  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 185 Winchester & Basingstoke (Andover & Romsey) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2013. ISBN 9780319228845.
  2. ^ "A Vision of Britain Through Time: Abbots Worthy". GB Historical GIS/University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 27 January 2016.

External links[edit]

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