Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for CANDOVER-PRESTON

CANDOVER-PRESTON, a parish in Basingstoke district, Hants; on the river Itchen, 6 miles N by E of New Alresford r. station, and 10½ NE of Winchester. It has a post office under Mitcheldever station. Acres, 3,413. Real property, £2,793. Pop., 476. Houses, 96. The property is divided among a few. Preston House is the seat of E.Rumbolt, Esq. The living is a vicarage, united with the p. curacy of Nutley, in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £228. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Winchester. The church is ancient and very good; and contains a handsome monument, surmounted by a brass.

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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Basingstoke RegD/PLU       Hampshire AncC
Place: Preston Candover

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