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Minstead, Hampshire

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Minstead, Hampshire

Minstead is a small village and civil parish in the New Forest, Hampshire, about 2 miles north of Lyndhurst. There is a shop and a pub, the Trusty Servant. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's grave is under a large tree at the back of the 13th century All Saints' church.
DistrictNew Forest
Administrative CountyHampshire
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSU2811
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code023

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

Minestead ~ Minsted ~ Mintestede

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

Minstead, par. and vil., Hants, in New Forest, 2½ miles NW. of Lyndhurst, 10,246 ac., pop. 880; P.O., called Minestead; near vil. is Minstead House, seat.

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