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Emsworth, Hampshire

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Emsworth, Hampshire

Emsworth is a small town on the south coast of England, situated on the Hampshire side of the border between Hampshire and West Sussex. The village lies at the north end of an arm of Chichester Harbour, a large but shallow inlet of the English Channel. Emsworth has a population of approximately 10,000 people. In the 19th century Emsworth had as many as 30 pubs and beer houses, probably to do with the fact that Emsworth was a fishing village.
DistrictHavant
Post townEMSWORTH
Administrative CountyHampshire
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSU7406
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01243
Population9,737 (2001)
 

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

Emsworth, small port with ry. sta., Warblington par., S. Hants, 2 miles SE. of Havant, pop. 1780; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; carries on some coasting trade, and has an oyster culture, with 50 ac. of oyster ground.

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