Ewhurst, Hampshire

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Ewhurst
Ewhurst is located in Hampshire
Ewhurst
Ewhurst
Location within Hampshire
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townTadley
Postcode districtRG26
Dialling code01256
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51°18′25″N 1°10′59″W / 51.307°N 1.183°W / 51.307; -1.183Coordinates: 51°18′25″N 1°10′59″W / 51.307°N 1.183°W / 51.307; -1.183

Ewhurst is a village in Hampshire, England, and 6.2 miles (10.0 km) northwest of Basingstoke. Its parish church dates from 1682.[1] The village itself is much older, being referenced as "Ywyrstæ stigel" in 1023, appearing in the Domesday Book as "Werste", and later as "Ywhurst" in 1242.[2]

Governance[edit]

The village is part of the civil parish of Baughurst[3] and is part of the Baughurst and Tadley North ward of Basingstoke and Deane borough council.[4] The borough council is a Non-metropolitan district of Hampshire County Council.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Genealogical Society, Genealogical Gazetteer of England (1966)
  2. ^ E. Ekwall (1960). The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Place-Names (4th ed.). p. 170.
  3. ^ "Hampshire County Council's legal record of public rights of way in Hampshire" (PDF). 2008. Retrieved 26 October 2010.
  4. ^ "Basingstoke and Deane Wards info". 2010. Archived from the original on 24 October 2010. Retrieved 26 October 2010.

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