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Faccombe, Hampshire

Faccombe is a village and civil parish in Hampshire, England. The village lies on the Hampshire-Berkshire border and is situated on the North Downs. Its nearest Hampshire town is Andover, approximately 8 miles away although Newbury in Berkshire is 2 miles closer. The village was originally called "Faccombe Upstrete" in medieval times to distinguish it from Netherton, Hampshire, a village lower in the valley.
DistrictTest Valley
Post townANDOVER
Administrative CountyHampshire
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSU3858
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
 

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

Facumbe

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

Faccombe, par., N. Hants, 9 miles NW. of Whitchurch, 2668 ac., pop. 221.

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