|Sleaford shown within Hampshire|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||South East England|
It lies on the A325 and B3004 roads where they cross the small River Slea, a tributary of the Wey. Since the road junction has been re-aligned, there are now three bridges across the river.
Sleaford is at the edge of Broxhead Common, a part of the belt of heathland on the Surrey-Hampshire border from Berkshire to West Sussex, which the British Army found attractive for training. There are numerous military colleges, camps and training grounds in the region which extends in a zone southwards from Windsor, through Camberley, Frimley and Aldershot to Bordon (near Sleaford), Woolmer and Longmoor Military Camp ( ). The last two were set up to train engineers to run railways, a very important skill in the Great War period.
The hamlet is home to the Country Market, Hampshire's last market store until it burned down in a major fire in 2010.
- "Liphook Online: Country Market fire". Retrieved 25 Apr 2014.
- Map of Kingsley Civil Parish. Sleaford is in the East.
- The Kingsley Parish Council website.
- Map of Headley Civil Parish. Sleaford is to the north-west.
- A Headley web site.
- About the old Kingsley church on the Kingsley civil parish web site.
|This Hampshire location article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|