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Bishopstoke, Hampshire

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Bishopstoke, Hampshire

Bishopstoke, a village recorded in the Domesday Book, is a civil parish in the borough of Eastleigh in Hampshire, England. Bishopstoke was also mentioned when King Alfred the Great's grandson King Eadred, granted land at "Stohes" to Thegn Aelfric in 948 AD. The village is about a mile east of Eastleigh town centre, and is on the eastern bank of the River Itchen. It adjoins Fair Oak on the east, in the Fair Oak and Horton Heath parish.
DistrictEastleigh
Post townEastleigh
Administrative CountyHampshire
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSU4619
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code023
Population9,845
 

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

Bishopstoke, par. and vil. with ry. sta., N. Hants, on river Itchin, 6½ miles NE. of Southampton, 3431 ac., pop. 1537; P.O., T.O.

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