Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for ASH

ASH, a village in Farnborough district, and a parish in Farnborough and Farnham districts, Surrey. The village stands near the Southwestern railway, the Basingstoke canal, and the Blackwater river, 2 miles NW of Hog's Back, and 4 NE of Farnham; and it has a station on the railway, and a post office under Farnborough station. The parish includes also the tything of Normandy, and the hamlet-chapelry of Frimley. Acres, 12,273. Rated property, £15,443. Pop., 4,164. Houses, 753. The property is much subdivided. The southern tracts are hilly, and party common. Ash Lodge is a chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £473.* Patron, Winchester college. The church has a plain Norman doorway, and is good. The rectory of Frimley and the p. curacy of York-Town are separate charges. Charities, £16.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

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Feature Description: "a village"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Surrey AncC
Place: Ash

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