Ashley, East Hampshire

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Ashley
Ashley is located in Hampshire
Ashley
Ashley
 Ashley shown within Hampshire
Population 20 
OS grid reference SU6483140164
Civil parish Bentworth
District East Hampshire
Shire county Hampshire
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Alton
Postcode district GU34
Dialling code 01420
Police Hampshire
Fire Hampshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
Website http://www.bentworth.info
List of places
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England
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Coordinates: 51°09′25″N 1°04′28″W / 51.157062°N 1.074343°W / 51.157062; -1.074343

Ashley is a hamlet in the large civil parish of Bentworth in the East Hampshire district of Hampshire, England. Its nearest town is Alton, which lies approximately 4.3 miles (6.9 km) to the east.

Its nearest railway station was Bentworth and Lasham on the Basingstoke and Alton Light Railway, until its closure in 1932.[1] The nearest station is now 3.6 miles (5.8 km) east of the village, at Alton.

Parish Boundary[edit]

The western edge of the civil parish of Bentworth includes Ashley Farm house.[2] The parish of Wield starts immediately to the west just beyond a Z-bend in the road. Before border changes in 1994, Ashley used to be in the Civil Parish of Wield, part of the City of Winchester district. It is now in the parish of Bentworth, part of East Hampshire district.

References[edit]

  1. ^ lostlines.fotopic.net Alton Light Railway closure
  2. ^ streetmap.co.uk Ashley Farm