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Chalton is a small English village and former civil parish in the East Hampshire district of Hampshire. It is in the civil parish of Clanfield, 2.3 miles (3.7 km) north-east of Horndean and just east of the A3. The nearest railway station is 3.1 miles (5 km) south of the village, at Rowlands Castle.
The village pub, The Red Lion, is believed to be the oldest in Hampshire, dating from the 16th century, though possibly earlier. The Church of England Parish Church of St. Michael and All Angels has a thirteenth-century chancel; the registers include burials in woollen cloth from 1678 to 1746. Clanfield and Chalton parishes were amalgamated 1932. Chalton was listed as part of the 'Hundred of Finchdean' in the Domesday Book.
On Windmill Hill, Hampshire near Chalton is Chalton Windmill which stands at 193 metres above sea level. Also near Chalton, is Butser Ancient Farm and the area around Chalton is home to many ancient sites.
The Admiralty Shutter Telegraph Line had a semaphore line station at Chalton.
- "Hampshire Treasures Volume 6 (East Hampshire) page 93". Archived from the original on 5 June 2011. Retrieved 9 August 2010.
- "Hampshire Treasures Volume 6 (East Hampshire) page 92". Archived from the original on 5 June 2011. Retrieved 9 August 2010.
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