"CRAWLEY, a parish in the hundred of Upper Buddlesgate, in the county of Southampton, 5 miles N.W. of Winchester, and 3½ from Stockbridge. It contains the chapelry of Hunton, a peculiar in the archdeaconry and diocese of Winchester. The living is a rect* in the diocese of Winchester, value with the curacy of Hunton, £690, in the patronage of the bishop. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, is an ancient structure in the early English style. The charities amount to £1 per annum. There is a school. "
[From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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