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Whippingham, Isle of Wight

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Whippingham, Isle of Wight

Whippingham is a village and civil parish on the Isle of Wight. It is located two kilometres south of East Cowes in the north of the Island. Whippingham is best known for its connections with Queen Victoria, especially its church, redesigned by Prince Albert. The church has a tower reminiscent of a castle on the Rhine, with five soaring pinnacles. Inside, there are brilliant rose windows and a large octagonal lantern in the centre.
Administrative CountyIsle of Wight
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSZ5193
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHampshire
 

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

Wipingeham

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

Whippingham, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Isle of Wight - par. (containing East Cowes, part of Newport, Osborne House, and part of the Osborne estate), 4638 ac., pop. 4528; vil., 1½ mile N. of its sta., which is 2½ miles NE. of Newport; P.O.

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