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Kingsclere, Hampshire

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Kingsclere, Hampshire

Kingsclere is a large village and civil parish in the county of Hampshire, England. Kingsclere is located near to Watership Down, the setting of Richard Adams' 1972 novel Watership Down.
DistrictBasingstoke and Deane
Post townNEWBURY
Administrative CountyHampshire
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSU5258
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01635
Population3,396 (Civil Parish, 2001)
 

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

Kings Cleare ~ Kings Clere ~ Clere

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

Kingsclere.-- market town and par., Hants, 9 miles NW. of Basingstoke, 13,117 ac., pop. 2770; P.O., T.O. Market-day, Tuesday. Malting, brewing, and ropemaking are carried on.

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