Place:


Bishops Waltham  Hampshire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Bishops Waltham like this:

Bishops Waltham, par. and market town with ry. sta., N. Hants, 9½ m. SE. of Winchester and 83 m. SW. of London by rail -- 7429 ac., pop. 2484; town pop. 1184; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Friday; has ruins of bishop's castle (1135), destroyed in the civil war of the 17th century.

Bishops Waltham through time

Bishops Waltham is now part of Winchester district. Click here for graphs and data of how Winchester has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Bishops Waltham itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bishops Waltham, in Winchester and Hampshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/2337

Date accessed: 23rd September 2018


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