Blendworth

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Blendworth
Blendworth is located in Hampshire
Blendworth
Blendworth
Location within Hampshire
Population(2001) < 100
OS grid referenceSU710134
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townWATERLOOVILLE
Postcode districtPO8
Dialling code023
PoliceHampshire
FireHampshire
AmbulanceSouth Central
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Hampshire
50°55′01″N 0°59′21″W / 50.91694°N 0.98929°W / 50.91694; -0.98929Coordinates: 50°55′01″N 0°59′21″W / 50.91694°N 0.98929°W / 50.91694; -0.98929

Blendworth is a village in the East Hampshire district of Hampshire, England. It lies 0.4 miles (0.6 km) northeast of Horndean just east off the A3 road.

The village has a population of fewer than 100 people. The church, Holy Trinity, was erected in 1850-51, and until recently had a C of E Infant School next to it. It is part of the parish of Horndean. Blendworth also has a stable and a brass band. The nearest railway station is 2.2 miles (3.5 km) southeast of the village, at Rowlands Castle.

The village is also close to Chalton, Finchdean and Rowlands Castle.

Blendworth Brass Band[edit]

The Blendworth Brass Band was founded in 1982 by Commander Chris Eason, OBE. The band are well known in the surrounding areas such as: Portsmouth, Southampton, Hayling Island, Denmead, Petersfield, Liss, Havant and Waterlooville. They regularly take trips within the UK and Europe to promote brass band music and further their musical ability.

The band rehearse at the Blendworth Church Hall on Thursday evenings from 7.30pm to 9.30pm.

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