Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for OVINGTON

OVINGTON, a village and a parish in Alresford district, Hants. The village stands on the river Itchin, 2 miles W S W of Alresford r. station; and has a post-office under Alresford. The parish comprises 1, 270 acres. Real property, £1, 223. Pop., 152. Houses, 30. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to the Bishop of Winchester. Ovington Park is the residence of the Baroness Von Zandt. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £130.* Patron, the Bishop of Winchester. The church is of the12th century, has a wooden tower, and was recently in bad condition. There are a national school, and charities £9.

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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a village and a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Ovington CP/AP       Alresford RegD/PLU       Hampshire AncC
Place: Ovington

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