Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for FARLEIGH-WALLOP

FARLEIGH-WALLOP, a parish in Basingstoke district, Hants; 3¾ miles SSW of Basingstoke town and r. station. Post town, Basingstoke. Acres, 1, 675. Real property, £1, 072. Pop., 118. Houses, 18. The manor belonged formerly to the Wallop family, and belongs now to the Earl of Portsmouth. Farleigh House stands amid fine scenery, and is the seat of the Caldwells. The parish is a meet for the Hampshire hounds. The living is a rectory, annexed to the rectory of Cliddesden, in the diocese of Winchester. The church is small and cruciform. Charities, £9, and alms-houses.

(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: Farleigh Wallop CP/AP       Basingstoke PLU/RegD       Hampshire AncC
Place: Farleigh Wallop

Go to the linked place page for a location map, and for access to other historical writing about the place. Pages for linked administrative units may contain historical statistics and information on boundaries.