Chilbolton

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Chilbolton
Village Street, Chilbolton - geograph.org.uk - 822967.jpg
Village street, Chilbolton
Chilbolton is located in Hampshire
Chilbolton
Chilbolton
Chilbolton shown within Hampshire
Population 1,010 [1]
988 (2011 Census)[2]
OS grid reference SU392399
Civil parish
  • Chilbolton
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Stockbridge
Postcode district SO20
Dialling code 01264
Police Hampshire
Fire Hampshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
HampshireCoordinates: 51°09′25″N 1°26′19″W / 51.1569°N 1.4387°W / 51.1569; -1.4387

Chilbolton is a village and civil parish in Hampshire, England, near to Stockbridge. It is situated 18 miles (29 km) north of Southampton and 4 miles (6.4 km) south of Andover. Its most notable feature is the Chilbolton Observatory situated on the disused RAF Chilbolton airfield. The parish church of St Mary the Less dates back to the 12th century, on the site of an earlier wooden church. The River Test runs through Chilbolton Common.

Chilbolton is recorded in the Domesday Book under the name Cilbodentune.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parish Headcounts, Area: Chilbolton CP". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. 2001. Retrieved 2008-02-27. 
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for Natiuonal Statistics. Retrieved 12 December 2016. 

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