In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Exton like this:
EXTON, a village and a parish in Droxford district, Hants. The village stands 2 miles N by E of Droxford, and 5 NE of Bishops-Waltham r. station; and has a post office under Southampton. The parish comprises 2, 464 acres. Real property, £2, 640. Pop., 257. Houses, 41. Exton Lodge is a principal residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester. Value, 331.* Patron, the Bishop of Winchester. The church was rebuilt in 1847, and is in the early English style.
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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Exton, in Winchester and Hampshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 20th May 2013
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