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Appleshaw, Hampshire

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Appleshaw, Hampshire

Appleshaw is a village in the English county of Hampshire. The name Appleshaw is derived from Old English ‘scarga’ - a shaugh or wood; thus Appleshaw may mean ‘apple wood’. It includes the hamlet of Ragged Appleshaw, the ‘ragged’ possibly being a corruption of ‘roe gate’ - the gate of the Royal Deer Forest of Chute. The northern boundary of the parish is the Wiltshire border. This small parish lies on the Wiltshire border and includes the hamlets of Redenham and Ragged Appleshaw.
DistrictTest Valley
Post townAndover
Administrative CountyHampshire
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSU3048
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01264

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

Appleshaw, par., vil., and seat, N. Hants, 5 miles NW. of Andover, 713 ac., pop. 265; P.O.

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