Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for HEADBOURN-WORTHY

HEADBOURN-WORTHY, a parish in Winchester district, Hants; on the river Itchen and the Southwestern railway, 2 miles N of Winchester. Post town, Winchester. Acres, 1,800. Real property, £4, 419. Pop., 194. Houses, 38. The property is divided among a few; but the greater part belongs to Henry Bright, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £390.* Patron, University College, Oxford. The church is ancient, but good; has some indications of Saxon; and includes, in a 15th century chapel, but originally outside of its own wall, a much mutilated ancient sculpture of the crucifixion. The churchyard contains the grave of Bingham, the author of "Origines Ecclesiasticæ, " who was rector. Charities, £6.

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

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Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Headbourne Worthy AP/CP       Hampshire AncC
Place: Headbourne Worthy

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