Tickley

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Tickley
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Tickley House and surrounding sheep
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Tickley
Location within Hampshire
OS grid reference SU 65539 41609
Civil parish
  • Bentworth
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Alton
Postcode district GU34
Dialling code 01420
Police Hampshire
Fire Hampshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
Website http://bentworth.org.uk (parish)
List of places
UK
England
Hampshire
51°10′12″N1°03′50″W / 51.169980°N 1.0639572°W / 51.169980; -1.0639572 Coordinates: 51°10′12″N1°03′50″W / 51.169980°N 1.0639572°W / 51.169980; -1.0639572

Tickley is a small hamlet in the large civil parish of Bentworth in Hampshire, England. It is considered a part of neighbouring Burkham which is situated 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away; however, it is an individual settlement. [1]

Civil parish Territorial designation and lowest tier of local government in England

In England, a civil parish is a type of administrative parish used for local government, they are a territorial designation which is the lowest tier of local government below districts and counties, or their combined form, the unitary authority. Civil parishes can trace their origin to the ancient system of ecclesiastical parishes which historically played a role in both civil and ecclesiastical administration; civil and religious parishes were formally split into two types in the 19th century and are now entirely separate. The unit was devised and rolled out across England in the 1860s.

Bentworth village in East Hampshire, England

Bentworth is a village and large civil parish in the East Hampshire district of Hampshire, England. The nearest town is Alton, which lies about 3 miles (5 km) east of the village. The parish covers an area of 3,763 acres (15.23 km2) and at its highest point is King's Hill, 716 feet (218 m) above sea level. According to the 2011 census, Bentworth had a population of 553 (2011).

Hampshire County of England

Hampshire is a county on the southern coast of England. The county town is the city of Winchester. Its two largest cities, Southampton and Portsmouth, are administered separately as unitary authorities; the rest of the county is governed by Hampshire County Council.

The nearest town is Alton, which lies about 4.2 miles (6.9 km) to the south-east. Its nearest railway station was formerly the Bentworth and Lasham railway station on the Basingstoke and Alton Light Railway, until its closure in 1932. [2] The nearest railway station is now 3.6 miles (5.8 km) east of the village, at Alton.

Alton, Hampshire town in Hampshire, England

Alton is a market town and civil parish in Hampshire, England, near the source of the River Wey. At the 2011 census, it had a population of 17,816.

Bentworth and Lasham railway station in Hampshire, England was between the villages of Bentworth to the south and Lasham to the north. The station was on the Basingstoke and Alton Light Railway and was the first village stop going north from Alton.

Basingstoke and Alton Light Railway

The Basingstoke and Alton Light Railway was a standard gauge railway in Hampshire, UK. The 12 mi (19 km) line, which opened on Saturday, 1 June 1901 with no formal ceremony, ran between Basingstoke and Alton. It was the first railway authorised by the Light Railway Commission to be built under the 1896 Light Railways Act.

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References

  1. "Burkham House, Alton, England". Parks and Gardens UK. 12 August 2009. Retrieved 19 July 2014.
  2. Alton Light Railway closure [ permanent dead link ]