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"MEDSTED, (or Meadsted), a parish in the hundred of Bishop's Sutton, Alton division of county Hants, 4 miles S.W. of Alton, its post town. The village, which is small, is wholly agricultural. The surface is elevated, and the scenery picturesque. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Winchester, value £580, in the patronage of the bishop. The church, dedicated to St. Andrew, is an ancient structure with a small tower. The interior of the church has some Norman pillars of great antiquity. There is a National school, and a chapel for the Independents. "

[From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

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