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Ashey, Isle of Wight

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Ashey, Isle of Wight

Ashey is a hamlet on the outskirts of Ryde on the Isle of Wight in southern England. Ashey is the site every year of an amateur horse race known as the "Isle of Wight Grand National and Ashey Scurry". There are four races that include jumping over fences. It is open to horses and ponies of all sizes and breeds. Riders of all ages enter. It includes a beer tent and betting. There was a racecourse opened in Ashey in 1884. It included a grandstand as well.
Post townRYDE
Administrative CountyIsle of Wight
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSZ5789
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
 

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

Ashey, extensive ancient manor, with ry. sta., in E. of Isle of Wight, now including Ashey Common, Ashey Farm, and Ashey Down, 2½ miles SW. of Ryde.

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