Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for CRONDALL

CRONDALL, a village, a tything, a parish, and a hundred in Hants. The village stands on the Roman road to Silchester, near the ancient British Maulth way and the Basingstoke canal, 3 miles W by N of Farnham r. station, and 4¼ ESE of Odiham; and has a post office‡ under Farnham. The tything includes the village; and bears the name of Crondall and Swanthorpe. Pop., 492 Houses, 104. The parish contains also the tythings of Ewshott, Dippenhall, and Crookham. Acres, 9, 614. Real property, £9, 026. Pop., 2, 764. Houses, 563. The property is much subdivided. Some fine tesselated pavements have been found at Barley-Pound; and about 100 Merovingian gold coins were discovered, in 1828, on Ewshott Heath. An earthwork, with double ditch, called Cæsar's camp, is near the spot where the coins were found. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £441. Patron, the Hospital of St. Cross, Winchester. The church is Norman; has been well restored; and contains a brass of 1370. The p. curacies of Crookham-with-Ewshott and Fleet are separate benefices.-The hundred is in Odiham division; contains five parishes; and is cut into lower half and upper half. Acres, 12, 244 and 16, 025. Pop., 2, 633 and 3, 645. Houses, 528 and 696.

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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a village, a tything, a parish, and a hundred"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Crondall CP/AP       Crondall Hundred       Hampshire AncC
Place names: CRONDALL     |     SWANTHORPE
Place: Crondall

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