Broughton, Hampshire

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Broughton
Hampshire
Location
Location: 51°5’34"N, 1°33’50"W
Data
Post town: Stockbridge
Postcode: SO20
Dialling code: 01794
Local Government
Council: Test Valley
Parliamentary
constituency:
North West Hampshire
Website: Broughton in Hampshire

Broughton is a village and parish in Hampshire, about ten miles north of Romsey.

The Manor of Broughton is recorded in the Domesday Book and was held at different times by the Earl of Southampton, and the Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull.[1] The current manor house is a Grade II* listed building, dating from the 18th century.[2]

The Church of England parish church of St Mary the Virgin dates from the 12th century.

The 19th-century Baptist chapel has been closed for worship and sold for development.[3]

The 2001 census recorded a parish population of 1,029. The village has a number of groups and clubs running for all ages and interests.[4]

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