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"THRUXTON, a parish in the hundred of Andover, county Hants, 5 miles W. of Andover, its post town. A Roman tesselated pavement in excellent preservation was discovered here in 1823. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Winchester, value £390. The church, dedicated to the Holy Rood, was repaired in 1839, when a stained E. window was inserted by the Rev. D. Baynes. The interior contains monuments and brasses. The parochial charities produce about £17 per annum. The manor is the property of St. John's Hospital, Winchester. "

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

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