Coordinates: 50°55′09″N 1°46′22″W / 50.9193°N 1.7729°W / 50.9193; -1.7729
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Stuckton is located in Hampshire
Location within Hampshire
OS grid referenceSU160133
Civil parish
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtSP6 2
Dialling code01425
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50°55′09″N 1°46′22″W / 50.9193°N 1.7729°W / 50.9193; -1.7729

Stuckton is a hamlet in the New Forest National Park of Hampshire, England. Its nearest town is Fordingbridge, which lies approximately 1 mile (1.7 km) north-west from the village.

Stuckton is a hamlet in the civil parish of Hyde. It is located in the Avon valley and is situated around Ditchend Brook.[1] The western side of the hamlet is outside the New Forest National Park.[1] The hamlet contains several Victorian buildings,[1] and also has a small chapel,[2] sited behind the old post office.[1] Stuckton is known locally for the hotel and restaurant called The Three Lions.[3]

Stuckton was once home to the "Stuckton Iron Works" which came into existence around 1770 as an iron foundry and farm machinery works.[4] A Cornish engine provided power for the works, forge and pattern shop.[4] It is said, but not verified, that the first portable steam traction engines were made here in the early 19th century.[4][5] The Stuckton foundry closed down in 1908, but agricultural machinery side of the business continued as the Armfields Engineering Company.[5]


  1. ^ a b c d Hyde Parish Village Design Statement Archived 2012-07-31 at the Wayback Machine, page 9
  2. ^ Churches Archived 2012-08-05 at, Hyde Parish Council
  3. ^ The Three Lions
  4. ^ a b c June 1963 issue of "Hampshire, The County Magazine" quoted at Sheppard Family History, retrieved 2 March 2012
  5. ^ a b Hampshire Treasures Volume 5 (New Forest), page 166

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