Corhampton

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Corhampton
Corhampton Mill.jpg
River Meon, Corhampton Mill
Corhampton is located in Hampshire
Corhampton
Corhampton
Location within Hampshire
Population645 (parish)[1]
759 (2011 Census.Civil Parish)[2]
OS grid referenceSU6020
Civil parish
  • Corhampton and Meonstoke
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townWinchester
Postcode districtSO32
Dialling code01489
PoliceHampshire
FireHampshire
AmbulanceSouth Central
UK Parliament
WebsiteCorhampton and Meonstoke Parish Council
List of places
UK
England
Hampshire
50°58′41″N 1°07′59″W / 50.978°N 1.133°W / 50.978; -1.133Coordinates: 50°58′41″N 1°07′59″W / 50.978°N 1.133°W / 50.978; -1.133

Corhampton is a village in Hampshire, England. It lies on the western bank of the River Meon. It forms a civil parish with Meonstoke which adjoins it on the eastern bank. It is in the civil parish of Corhampton and Meonstoke.

Archaeology[edit]

Bronze Age bowl barrows and "Celtic fields" and circular earthworks probably dating from the Iron Age have been found on Corhampton Down in the west of the parish.[3]

Parish church[edit]

Corhampton parish church

The Church of England parish church is Saxon[4] and was built around 1020. The font is Norman and there are 13th century wall paintings in the chancel[4] and a tide dial on the south wall.

In the churchyard is an ancient yew with a 26 ft girth.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parish Headcounts, Area: Corhampton & Meonstoke CP". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. 2001. Retrieved 29 March 2008.
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Corhampton and Meonstoke". Hampshire Treasures Volume 1 Winchester City District P66. Hampshire County Council. 2006. Archived from the original on 1 November 2005. Retrieved 29 March 2008.
  4. ^ a b Pevsner & Lloyd 1966, p. 182
  5. ^ "Corhampton and Meonstoke". Hampshire Treasures Volume 1 Winchester City District P85. Hampshire County Council. 2006. Archived from the original on 25 September 2005. Retrieved 29 March 2008.

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