Almshouses in Ampton
The Domesday Book records the population of Ampton in 1086 to be 23. At the 2001 census that had gone up to 63.
Vice-Admiral Robert FitzRoy, the scientist who achieved lasting fame as the captain of HMS Beagle during Charles Darwin's famous voyage, was born in the village.
The parish church is St Peter and Paul.
The church tower has four bells, the heaviest weighing 8.1 cwt and dating from 1405 
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