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Sopley, Hampshire

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Sopley, Hampshire

Sopley is a village and civil parish situated in the New Forest National Park of Hampshire, England. It lies on the old main road from Christchurch to Ringwood, on the east bank of the River Avon. The Parish extends east as far as Thorny Hill and borders the parishes of Bransgore and Burton to the south and west respectively. It includes the hamlets of Shirley, Avon and Ripley. The area is mainly rural with less than 300 dwellings.
DistrictNew Forest
Post townCHRISTCHURCH
Administrative CountyHampshire
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSZ1597
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01425
 

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

Sopelie

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

Sopley, par. and vil., Hants - par., 4779 ac. (85 water), pop. 820; vil., on river Avon, 2½ miles N. of Christchurch; P.O.

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