"FROXFIELD, a chapelry in the parish and hundred of East Meon, county Hants, 3 miles N.W. of Petersfield, its post town, and 9 S. of Alton. The living is a curacy annexed to the vicarage of East Meon, in the diocese of Winchester. The church is dedicated to St. Peter. The charities consist of a school endowment of about £28 per annum. The Wesleyans have a chapel. In the neighbourhood are remains of ancient burial-places, with traces of a fortified camp, specimens of Roman pottery, &c. The Bishop of Winchester is lord of the manor. "
[From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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