British Place Names

A comprehensive online gazetteer

Home » Hampshire » New Alresford, Hampshire - local map, administrative data, historical information and reader comments

New Alresford, Hampshire

Local area map loading...

New Alresford, Hampshire

New Alresford or simply Alresford is a small town and civil parish in the City of Winchester district of Hampshire, England. It is 12 kilometres north-east of Winchester and 20 kilometres south-west of the town of Alton. In the 2001 census, Alresford had a population of 5,102. New Alresford has shops, a tourist information centre, a central conservation area, two tea rooms and is a terminus as with Alton of the Watercress Line, a steam worked heritage railway at Alresford railway station.
Administrative CountyHampshire
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSU5832
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01962

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

Alres Ford ~ Alresford ~ Alresford New ~ Alsford

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

Alresford, market town, N. Hants, 7 miles NE. of Winchester by rail, 693 ac., pop. 1550; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day, Thursday.

Your comments about New Alresford, Hampshire

What do you know about New Alresford, Hampshire? Give us the benefit of your local knowledge and opinions here!

comments powered by Disqus