Wonston

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Wonston
Wonston is located in Hampshire
Wonston
Wonston
Location within Hampshire
Population1,283 [1]
1,446 (2011 Census)[2]
OS grid referenceSU4758039473
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townWINCHESTER
Postcode districtSO21
Dialling code01962
PoliceHampshire
FireHampshire
AmbulanceSouth Central
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Hampshire
51°09′09″N 1°19′16″W / 51.152546°N 1.321095°W / 51.152546; -1.321095Coordinates: 51°09′09″N 1°19′16″W / 51.152546°N 1.321095°W / 51.152546; -1.321095

Wonston is a village and civil parish in the City of Winchester district of Hampshire, England. The village had an estimated population of 1,283 in the census of 2001. The civil parish includes the settlements of Sutton Scotney, Stoke Charity, Norton and Hunton. [3] Located in the Hundred of Buddlesgate, the Manor of Wonston is listed in the Domesday Book as belonging to the Bishop of Winchester. [4] The northern boundary of the Civil Parish is marked by the southern boundary of Freefolk Wood.[5]

The A303 Primary Route passes through the northern section of the parish, eastbound it enters the parish at a point approx 700m east of Bullington Cross and leaves the parish at Kiteland Cottages. A road generally more than 4m wide leaves Sutton Scotney and heads northeast exiting the parish at Kitelands cottages.[6] The northwest "corner" of the parish is a point approx 200m north of Blind End copse at the southeast corner of Freefolk wood.[7] The northeast "corner" of the parish is at the west side of Kitelands clump[8] The southeast "corner" of the parish is at the point where the northern portal of the Wallers Ash railway tunnel intersects with the Alresford Drove Track.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Census data
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 21 January 2017.
  3. ^ "EXTRACT". Wonston Parish Council. Retrieved 7 March 2008.
  4. ^ "Wonston". www3.hants.gov.uk. Retrieved 7 March 2008.
  5. ^ http://www.streetmap.co.uk
  6. ^ http://www.streetmap.co.uk/idld.srf?x=448944&y=139446&z=120&sv=448944,139446&st=4&mapp=idld.srf&searchp=s.srf&dn=728&ax=448944&ay=139446&lm=0
  7. ^ http://www.streetmap.co.uk/idld.srf?x=448500&y=143500&z=120&sv=448500,143500&st=4&mapp=idld.srf&searchp=s.srf&dn=675&ax=448500&ay=143500&lm=0
  8. ^ http://www.streetmap.co.uk/idld.srf?x=448500&y=136500&z=120&sv=448500,136500&st=4&mapp=idld.srf&searchp=s.srf&dn=672&ax=448500&ay=136500&lm=0
  9. ^ http://www.streetmap.co.uk/idld.srf?x=448500&y=136500&z=120&sv=448500,136500&st=4&mapp=idld.srf&searchp=s.srf&dn=672&ax=448500&ay=136500&lm=0

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