Stratfield Turgis

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Stratfield Turgis
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All Saints', Stratfield Turgis - geograph.org.uk - 175431.jpg
The deconsecrated All Saints' Church, Stratfield Turgis
Stratfield Turgis is located in Hampshire
Stratfield Turgis
Stratfield Turgis
Stratfield Turgis shown within Hampshire
OS grid referenceSU695598
Civil parish
  • Stratfield Turgis
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townHOOK
Postcode districtRG27
Dialling code01256
PoliceHampshire
FireHampshire
AmbulanceSouth Central
EU ParliamentSouth East England
UK Parliament
WebsiteStratfield Turgis Parish Meeting
List of places
UK
England
Hampshire
51°19′55″N 1°00′04″W / 51.3319°N 1.0010°W / 51.3319; -1.0010Coordinates: 51°19′55″N 1°00′04″W / 51.3319°N 1.0010°W / 51.3319; -1.0010

Stratfield Turgis is a small village and civil parish in the north-east of the English county of Hampshire.

History[edit]

The name of Stratfield Turgis derives from its origins on open land (Old English feld) by the Roman road (Old English stræt) from Silchester to London, and the Turgis family, who held the manor of the de Ports and St. Johns from as early as 1270.

Governance[edit]

The village of Stratfield Turgis is part of the civil parish of Stratfield Turgis,[1] and is part of the Pamber and Silchester ward of Basingstoke and Deane borough council.[2] The borough council is a Non-metropolitan district of Hampshire County Council. According to the Post Office at the 2011 Census the population was included in the civil parish of Hartley Wespall.

Geography[edit]

Stratfield Turgis is located on the main A33 between Reading and Basingstoke at 51°20′N 1°0′W / 51.333°N 1.000°W / 51.333; -1.000. It comprises the hamlets of Spanish Green and Turgis Green together with Stratfield Turgis itself and surrounding outlying farms.

Sport and leisure[edit]

Stratfield Turgis & Hartley Wespall Cricket Club play at Turgis Green.

Education[edit]

  • Daneshill School is a preparatory school for boys and girls aged 3 to 13 years old. The school was founded in 1950 in Sherborne St John, under the name of St Salvator's. It moved to the Lutyens-designed Daneshill House in 1954, when it was renamed Daneshill School. In 1973 it moved to Dogmersfield Park, near Odiham; and in 1979 to "Bylands", Stratfield Turgis, its current home.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hampshire County Council's legal record of public rights of way in Hampshire" (PDF). 2008. Retrieved 26 October 2010.
  2. ^ "Basingstoke and Deane Wards info". 2010. Archived from the original on 24 October 2010. Retrieved 26 October 2010.

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