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Damerham, Hampshire

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Damerham, Hampshire

Damerham is a village and civil parish in Hampshire, England, located near to Fordingbridge. As well as being the location of notable Neolithic and Bronze Age barrows, Damerham was an important Anglo-Saxon manor mentioned in the will of Alfred the Great. By the time of the Domesday Book of 1086, Damerham was a major settlement in the possession of Glastonbury Abbey. Today Damerham is a rural village on the River Allen.
DistrictNew Forest
Post townFORDINGBRIDGE
Administrative CountyHampshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridSU1015
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01725
Population519
 

Other names by which Damerham, Hampshire has been known in the past

Damerham South ~ South Damerham ~ Dobreham

Damerham, Hampshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Damerham, South, par., S. Wilts, on border of co., 4 miles NE. of Cranborne, 4681 ac., pop. 617; P.O., called Damerham.

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