Chilbolton

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Chilbolton
Village Street, Chilbolton - geograph.org.uk - 822967.jpg
Village street, Chilbolton
Chilbolton is located in Hampshire
Chilbolton
Chilbolton
Chilbolton shown within Hampshire
Population1,010 [1]
988 (2011 Census)[2]
OS grid referenceSU392399
Civil parish
  • Chilbolton
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townStockbridge
Postcode districtSO20
Dialling code01264
PoliceHampshire
FireHampshire
AmbulanceSouth Central
EU ParliamentSouth East England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Hampshire
51°09′25″N 1°26′19″W / 51.1569°N 1.4387°W / 51.1569; -1.4387Coordinates: 51°09′25″N 1°26′19″W / 51.1569°N 1.4387°W / 51.1569; -1.4387

Chilbolton is a village and civil parish in Hampshire, England, near to Stockbridge. It is situated 18 miles (29 km) north of Southampton and 4 miles (6.4 km) south of Andover. Its most notable feature is the Chilbolton Observatory situated on the disused RAF Chilbolton airfield. The parish church of St Mary the Less dates back to the 12th century, on the site of an earlier wooden church. The River Test runs through Chilbolton Common.

Chilbolton is recorded in the Domesday Book under the name Cilbodentune.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parish Headcounts, Area: Chilbolton CP". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. 2001. Retrieved 2008-02-27.
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for Natiuonal Statistics. Retrieved 12 December 2016.

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