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Grateley, Hampshire

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Grateley, Hampshire

Grateley is a village and civil parish in the north west of Hampshire, England. The name is derived from the Old English grēat lēah, meaning 'great wood or clearing'. The village is divided into two distinct settlements, ¾ mile apart: the old village and a newer settlement built around the railway station. The hamlet of Palestine adjoins the railway station settlement, although it is located in the civil parish of Over Wallop.
DistrictTest Valley
Post townAndover
Administrative CountyHampshire
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSU2741
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01264
Population616
 

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

Grately ~ Grattly

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

Grately, par. and vil. with ry. sta. (Grateley), N. Hants, 6½ m. SW. of Andover Junction, 1551 ac., pop. 256.

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