Embley, Hampshire

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Embley is located in Hampshire
Embley shown within Hampshire
OS grid reference SU3309221810
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ROMSEY
Postcode district SO51 6xx
Dialling code 01962
Police Hampshire
Fire Hampshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament
List of places
50°59′41″N 1°31′47″W / 50.994743°N 1.529846°W / 50.994743; -1.529846Coordinates: 50°59′41″N 1°31′47″W / 50.994743°N 1.529846°W / 50.994743; -1.529846

Embley is a small village and civil parish in the Test Valley district of Hampshire, England. Its nearest town is Romsey, which lies approximately 3.5 miles (4.8 km) east from the village. It is in the civil parish of Wellow.

A famous 19th century resident was Florence Nightingale, who for much of her childhood was raised n the parish at her family's home Embley Park.[1][2]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Though as a child she also often lived at the family's second home at Lea Hurst
  2. ^ Florence Nightingale and Lynn McDonald (Editor) (2010). "An introduction to Vol 14". Florence Nightingale: The Crimean War. Wilfrid Laurier University Press. ISBN 0889204691.