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Chale, Isle of Wight

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Chale, Isle of Wight

Chale is a village and civil parish on the Isle of Wight, England. It is located three kilometres from Niton in the south of the Island in the area known as the Back of the Wight. The village of Chale lies at the foot of St. Catherine's Down.
Administrative CountyIsle of Wight
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSZ4877
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityIsle of Wight
Fire and Rescue AuthorityIsle of Wight
Ambulance AuthorityIsle of Wight
Dialling code01983
 

Other names by which Chale, Isle of Wight has been known in the past

Cela

Chale, Isle of Wight in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Chale, par., vil., and bay, on S. coast of Isle of Wight, 6½ miles W. of Ventnor, 2222 ac. and 54 foreshore, pop. 681; P.O. The bay extends 3 miles along the coast.

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