St. Michael & All Angels
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Chalton is a small village and civil parish in the East Hampshire district of Hampshire, England. At the 2011 Census the Post Office records the population as being in the civil parish of Clanfield. It is 2.3 miles (3.7 km) northeast of Horndean, just east of the A3 road.
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 1678-1746. 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.
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