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Chilbolton, Hampshire

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Chilbolton, Hampshire

Chilbolton is a village and civil parish in Hampshire, England, near to Stockbridge. Its most notable feature is the Chilbolton Observatory situated on the disused RAF Chilbolton airfield. The parish church of St Mary the Less dates back to the 12th century, on the site of an earlier wooden church. Chilbolton is recorded in the Domesday Book under the name Cilbodentune.
DistrictTest Valley
Post townStockbridge
Administrative CountyHampshire
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSU3939
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
Population1,010
 

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

Chilbolton, par., N. Hants, 4 miles SE. of Andover, 3134 ac., pop. 343; P.O.

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