Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Bishops Waltham

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.

(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "parish and market town with railway station"   (ADL Feature Type: "cities")
Administrative units: Bishops Waltham AP/CP       Hampshire AncC
Place: Bishops Waltham

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