Place:


Easton  Hampshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Easton like this:

EASTON, a village and a parish in Winchester district, Hants. The village stands on the river Itching, near the Southwestern railway, 2¾ miles NE by N of Winchester; is small and uninteresting; and has a post office under Winchester. The parish comprises 2, 734 acres. Real property, £3, 656. ...


Pop., 455. Houses, 106. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £514.* Patron, the Bishop of Winchester. The church is late Norman; has a rich south doorway, and an apsidal vaulted chancel; contains a monument to Bishop Barlow's widow, recording that her five daughters were all married to bishops; and was restored in 1850. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

Easton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/3991

Date accessed: 23rd June 2017


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