Embley, Hampshire

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Embley
Embley is located in Hampshire
Embley
Embley
Location within Hampshire
OS grid referenceSU3309221810
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townROMSEY
Postcode districtSO51 6xx
Dialling code01962
PoliceHampshire
FireHampshire
AmbulanceSouth Central
UK Parliament
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UK
England
Hampshire
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 in 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.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)