Catherington

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Catherington
Catherington Church.JPG
All Saints Church
Catherington is located in Hampshire
Catherington
Catherington
Location within Hampshire
Populationc.3900 (1998)
OS grid referenceSU695145
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townWATERLOOVILLE
Postcode districtPO8
Dialling code023
PoliceHampshire
FireHampshire
AmbulanceSouth Central
EU ParliamentSouth East England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Hampshire
50°55′35″N 1°00′42″W / 50.92626°N 1.01164°W / 50.92626; -1.01164Coordinates: 50°55′35″N 1°00′42″W / 50.92626°N 1.01164°W / 50.92626; -1.01164

Catherington is a village in the East Hampshire district of Hampshire, England. It is 1 mile (1.8 km) northwest of Horndean, just west of the A3 road.

The nearest railway station in 3.3 miles (5.4 km) southeast of the village, at Rowlands Castle.

The village is also close to Cowplain, Horndean and Clanfield.

It is situated about 10 miles north of Portsmouth and eight miles south of Petersfield, in the very south of the district of East Hampshire. It has a semi-rural character.

Catherington is not a very large village and has an approximate population of 3900 (estimated 1998). It has a church, All Saints, in the churchyard of which is the tomb of Admiral Sir Charles Napier and a monument to another Admiral, Sir Christopher Cradock, as well as the tomb of the actor Edmund Kean. Attached to the church is a hall, and there is a public house, The Farmer Inn. There is also a primary school, Catherington C of E Infant School and Kingscourt School, a private school. There is also a pond. There is a car park for access to Catherington Down.

Catherington is within the new boundaries of Horndean parish.

Politics[edit]

Catherington is in the East Hampshire constituency for elections to the House of Commons and the South East England constituency for elections to the European Parliament.

Community, and sport[edit]

Catherington main community centre is the Church Hall (Used by the Scouts).

Papers[edit]

The local newspapers and publications are

  • Meon Valley News (Free)
  • Petersfield Herald
  • The News

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