Morestead

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Morestead
Morestead Church - geograph.org.uk - 1504060.jpg
Morestead parish church
Morestead is located in Hampshire
Morestead
Morestead
Location within Hampshire
OS grid referenceSU5025
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townWinchester
Postcode districtSO24
Dialling code01962
PoliceHampshire
FireHampshire
AmbulanceSouth Central
UK Parliament
WebsiteOwslebury & Morestead Parish
List of places
UK
England
Hampshire
51°01′34″N 1°16′29″W / 51.0262°N 1.2746°W / 51.0262; -1.2746Coordinates: 51°01′34″N 1°16′29″W / 51.0262°N 1.2746°W / 51.0262; -1.2746

Morestead is a village in the South Downs, about 3 miles (5 km) southeast of Winchester in Hampshire, England. According to the Post Office the 2011 Census was included in the civil parish of Twyford. The village is part of the civil parish of Owslebury and Morestead.

The village lies on rising downland adjacent to the ancient Roman road from Portchester to Winchester.

Morestead is predominantly a farming community and there are racehorse training stables.

The ancient Parish Church has no known dedication.

Further reading[edit]

  • Page, W.H., ed. (1908). A History of the County of Hampshire. Victoria County History. 3. Westminster: Archibald Constable & Co. pp. 329–330.
  • Pevsner, Nikolaus; Lloyd, David (1967). Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. The Buildings of England. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. p. 340.

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