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Mottisfont, Hampshire

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Mottisfont, Hampshire

Mottisfont is a village and civil parish in the Test Valley district of Hampshire, England, approximately 7km north west of Romsey. The village is best known as the location of Mottisfont Abbey. Much of the surrounding land, which is part of the Mottisfont Estate, and several other buildings in the village, are in the care of the National Trust.
DistrictTest Valley
Post townROMSEY
Administrative CountyHampshire
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSU3226
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01794
Population351
 

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

Mortelhunte ~ Mortesfunde

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

Mottisfont, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Hants, 4 miles NW. of Romsey, 2754 ac., pop. 520; P.O.; Mottisfont Abbey, seat, embodies portions of ancient priory.

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