Heckfield  Hampshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Heckfield like this:

HECKFIELD, a village and a parish in HartleyWintney district, Hants. The village stands near the river Loddon and the boundary with Berks, 5 miles NW of Winchfield r. station, and 5½ N by W of Odiham; and has a post office under Winchfield, and a fair on the Friday of Easter week. The parish contains the tythings of Holdshott and Hazely-Heath, and the hamlet of Mattingley. ...

Acres, 5, 697. Real property, £6, 066. Pop. in 1851, 1, 324; in 1861, 1, 200. Houses, 262. The property is not much divided. Heckfield House is the seat of Lord Eversley. Part of Stratfieldsaye Park, the seat of the Duke of Wellington, is within the limits. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £331. * Patron, New College, Oxford. The church is ancient, with a massive tower; was well repaired in 1830; and contains a fine font and some interesting monuments. The vicarage of Mattingley is a separate benefice. Charities, £13.

Heckfield through time

Heckfield is now part of Hart district. Click here for graphs and data of how Hart has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Heckfield itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Heckfield, in Hart and Hampshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 26th January 2022

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