Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for STEEP

STEEP, a village in Petersfield district, Hants, and a parish partly also in Midhurst district, Sussex. The village stands 1½ mile NNW of Petersfield r. station: and the Hants portion of the parish around it comprises 2,641 acres. The Sussex portion consists of North Ambersham and South Ambersham tythings, and comprises 1,618 acres. Post town of the whole, Petersfield. Real property, £5,638. Pop., 903. Houses, 192. The property is much subdivided. The living is a vicarage, annexed to East Meon. The church was restored in 1840 There are a Primitive Methodist chapel and a national school.

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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a village"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Midhurst PLU/RegD       Hampshire AncC       Sussex AncC
Place: Steep

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