Hound, Hampshire

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Hound is located in Hampshire
Hound shown within Hampshire
Population 6,846 (2001 Census)
7,105 (2011 Census)[1]
OS grid reference SU466089
Civil parish
  • Hound
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Southampton
Postcode district SO31
Dialling code 023
Police Hampshire
Fire Hampshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament
Website Hound Parish Council
List of places
50°52′N 1°21′W / 50.87°N 1.35°W / 50.87; -1.35Coordinates: 50°52′N 1°21′W / 50.87°N 1.35°W / 50.87; -1.35

Hound is a village and civil parish in the borough of Eastleigh in southern Hampshire, England. The parish encompasses the villages of Netley, Butlocks Heath and Old Netley, and includes such landmarks as Netley Castle and Netley Abbey. In the 2001 census, the parish had a headcount of 6,846 living in 2,928 households.[2]


The 1868 National Gazetteer described the parish as being in the Hundred of "Mainsbridge" and containing Sholing and Woolston as well as Netley.[3] The land was mainly arable farmland at this point, with some pasture and woodland, including a substantial amount of common land.[3] The parish has been recorded from about 1370, when John de Bothby, Lord Chancellor of Ireland, held the living of Hound.[4]



  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 11 December 2016. 
  2. ^ "Parish Headcounts, Area: Hound CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 2008-11-13. 
  3. ^ a b Pears, Brian. "National Gazetteer (1868) - Hound". Retrieved 2008-11-13. 
  4. ^ Ball, F. Elrington The Judges in Ireland 1221-1921 John Murray London 1926