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Heckfield, Hampshire

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Heckfield, Hampshire

Heckfield is a village in Hampshire, England. It lies between Reading, Berkshire and Hook, Hart. It is the location of Highfield Park, where Neville Chamberlain died in 1940, and it is adjacent to Stratfield Saye House, the large stately home that has been the home of the Dukes of Wellington since 1817.
DistrictHart
Post townHARTLEY WINTNEY
Administrative CountyHampshire
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSU7260
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code0118
 

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

Heckfield Heath ~ Effelle

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

Heckfield, par., township, and vil., N. Hants, 5½ miles N. of Odiham - par., 5863 ac., pop. 1068; township, 3232 ac., pop. 560; P.O.; in vicinity is Heckfield Place, with richly wooded park, seat of Lord Eversley.

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