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Micheldever, Hampshire

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Micheldever, Hampshire

Micheldever is a village in Hampshire, England, situated 6 miles north of Winchester. It lies upon the River Dever. The river, and village, formerly part of Stratton Park, lie on a Hampshire grass downland, underlain with chalk and flint. Parts of the river now disappear in summer through lack of replenishment, evaporation and, more specifically, the porous nature of the bedrock. Micheldever Parish is the most northerly in the borough of The City of Winchester.
DistrictWinchester
Post townWINCHESTER
Administrative CountyHampshire
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSU5139
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01962 774
Population800
 

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

Mitcheldever ~ Miceldevre

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

Micheldever, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Hants, 6 miles NE. of Winchester, 7820 ac., pop. 1039; P.O., and P.O. at Micheldever Station; the curious octagonal church, with Perpendicular embattled tower, contains a fine monument by Flaxman to the Baring family.

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