Holy Rood, Empshott
|Empshott shown within Hampshire|
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|EU Parliament||South East England|
Empshott is a village in the East Hampshire district of Hampshire, England. It lies 3.5 miles (5.5 km) southwest of Bordon, its nearest town. It is included in the civil parish of Hawkley. The nearest railway station is 2.7 miles (4.4 km) southeast of the village, at Liss. The village is home to the Holy Rood church which dates to the 13th century. Later additions include a Victorian bell-turret.
To the west the land rises steeply in a scarp formation known as the East Hampshire Hangars. Goleigh Hill (220 m) and Noar Hill (214 m) are two of the highest points in the county which forms parts of the Hampshire Downs. The river Rother has its source in the village.
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