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Droxford, Hampshire

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Droxford, Hampshire

Droxford is a village in Hampshire, England, lying in the Meon valley, and lies around 3+⁄4 miles east of Bishop's Waltham within the new South Downs National Park. The A32 passes through the village between Gosport and Alton. Local amenities include a post office, two garages, two pubs and a village hall. Droxford is first recorded in history when the Manor of Drocenesforda (Droxford) was granted to the Prior and monks of St. Swithun, Winchester, by King Egbert in 826.
DistrictWinchester
Post townSOUTHAMPTON
Administrative CountyHampshire
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSU6018
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01489
Population600
 

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

Drochenford

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

Droxford, par. and vil., N. Hants, 4 miles NE. of Bishops Waltham ry. sta., 6950 ac., pop. 2285; P.O., T.O.

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