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West Meon, Hampshire

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West Meon, Hampshire

West Meon is a small village and civil parish in Hampshire, England, with a population of 690. It is situated near to Petersfield and East Meon, on the headwaters of the River Meon. There are a number of walks around the village and surrounding hills along the South Downs Way. The Parish of West Meon was possibly in the parcel of land on the Meon River which was mentioned in Anglo-Saxon documents.
DistrictCity of Winchester
Administrative CountyHampshire
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSU6424
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01730

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

Meon ~ Meon West ~ Weastmean

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

Meon, West, par. and vil., Hants, 2½ miles NW. of East Meon, 3774 ac., pop. 802; P.O.

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