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  Red Door VR Ltd. presents VR Winchester - Tour the historic Hampshire Town of Winchester   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Winchester is a city in southern England, and the administrative capital of the county of Hampshire, with a population of around 35,200.
Winchester was formerly the capital of England, during the 10th and early 11th centuries.
The city of Winchester is twinned with Laon in France and the Winchester district is twinned with Gießen in Germany.
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  Winchester - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Winchester is a historic city in southern England, with a population of around 40,000 within a 3 mile radius of its centre.
Winchester was formerly the capital of England, during the 10th and early 11th centuries, and the capital of Wessex before that.
The city of Winchester is twinned with Laon in France and the Winchester district is twinned with Gießen in Germany.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Winchester   (1171 words)

  
 The Winchester Star-Hampshire Eliminates Musselman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Riley mesmerized Musselman with a dazzling array of inside spins and scoops, yet for all his heroics, it was the Hampshire defense that told the tale.
Down the stretch, however, Hampshire sandwiched nine free throws around a Riley tip-in and limited the Applemen to but a single field goal — a Peter Yos layup with 17 ticks remaining — to seal the victory.
Hampshire, which used 60 percent first-half marksmanship to claim a 25-20 lead at the half, broke quickly from the gate in the third quarter.
www.winchesterstar.com /TheWinchesterStar/000304/Sports_muss.asp   (486 words)

  
 Welcome to Winchester - Visit Winchester
Marwell Zoological Park, near Winchester, is delighted at the recent birth of rare Cotton-top Tamarin twins, one of the most endangered monkey species in the world.
Popular for its shopping streets and architecture, its floral summer season and quirky open air events, Winchester is most well known for its eleventh century cathedral and for the Great Hall which for over 600 years has housed the mysterious Round Table.
Winchester College is the oldest continuously running school in the country, whilst the Hospital of St Cross - a medieval almshouse - still offers the Wayfarer's Dole to travellers as it has done for more than eight centuries.
www.visitwinchester.co.uk   (343 words)

  
 Winchester, New Hampshire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
After becoming a part of New Hampshire province in 1741, the town was granted to Colonel Josiah Willard, commander of Fort Dummer.
In 1753, it was incorporated by Governor Benning Wentworth as "Winchester," for Charles Paulet, 3rd Duke of Bolton, 8th Marquess of Winchester, and constable of the Tower of London.
Winchester is drained by the Ashuelot River and Roaring Brook.
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 Winchester, New Hampshire
The name Winchester was probably in honor of Charles Paulet, Marquis of Winchester, third Duke of Bolton, and constable of the Tower of London.
The 2005 Census estimate for Winchester was 4,281 residents, which ranked 88th among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns.
Winchester contains 55.0 square miles of land area and 0.6 square miles of inland water area.
www.nhes.state.nh.us /elmi/htmlprofiles/winchester.html   (366 words)

  
 Winchester - Britannia's Magical History Tour
Winchester may be rich in history, but it is certainly not lost in the past and is a pleasure for the modern traveller.
Winchester was the ancient capital city of Wessex, the predominant kingdom of the West Saxons, one of the original seven kingdoms (the Heptarchy) that struggled for pre-eminence in Anglo-Saxon England.
Not only was Winchester the seat of government of King Alfred the Great, and all the other rulers of his line, it was a cathedral city, the seat of religious authority.
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 A Brief History of Winchester, Hampshire, England
Winchester was rebuilt with the streets laid out in a grid pattern and people were encourage to come and live there.
Winchester may have had a population of about 8,000 and there were suburbs outside Westgate and Northgate.
Winchester was a quiet market town and had declined a long way from when it was the capital of England.
www.localhistories.org /winchester.html   (2581 words)

  
 BeenThere-DoneThat: Winchester, Hampshire, England.
This section of Winchester High Street is now a pedestrian precinct and was only a short distance from the Winchester Royal Hotel where we stayed for the duration of our visit.
The start of one of the river walks through Winchester can be seen on the left descending from bridge level to the River Itchen which passes through the Eastern part of the city.
In this area of Winchester, on the South-Estern corner of the city, the River Itchen divides into two and there are numerous other streams some of which may have been cut to feed the mills.
www.beenthere-donethat.org.uk /hampshire/winchester.html   (297 words)

  
 The Winchester Star-Hampshire Runs Past the Colonels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
While Hampshire quarterback T.M. Frye tallied three first-half rushing touchdowns, the real damage was done by the Trojans’ running backs.
Hampshire (2-0) made its offensive intentions clear on the first possession of the game.
Hampshire tacked on two more touchdowns in the second quarter — a 23-yard run by Lee and another Frye score from 4 yards out — to take a 27-0 lead into halftime.
www.winchesterstar.com /TheWinchesterStar/030906/Sports_Coln.asp   (507 words)

  
 Winchester travel guide - Wikitravel
Winchester [1] is an historic cathedral city in the English county of Hampshire, situated within the South East region.
Presently, Winchester is an attractive and peaceful cathedral city deep in the southern English countryside, located conveniently close to both London and Southampton.
Winchester and its city centre are generally regarded as car-unfriendly; an excellent Park and Ride site is located just off junction 10 of the M3 (from M3 north, exit at junction 9 and follow the signs) and buses provide a link to the city center every 10-15 mins taking under 10 mins for the journey.
wikitravel.org /en/Winchester_(England)   (3368 words)

  
 New Winchester Poor Law Union and Workhouse
The New Winchester union workhouse was built in 1836-7 on land known as Oram's Arbour to the north-west of the city centre at the west side of Stockbridge Road.
Winchester workhouse entrance block from the east, 2000.
Winchester workhouse entrance block from the south, 2000.
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 Hotels, Winchester: Terrific Cheap Winchester Bed & Breakfast Hotels.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Call Winchester Visitor Centre on 01962 840 500 for more sightseeing ideas or a list of visitor attractions and last minute tourist offers at leisure centres and restaurants in the town or city area.
Situated within 54 acres of rolling Hampshire countryside, Norton Park is ideally situated just 60 miles South West of London and 45 minutes from Heathrow airport.
The Wessex overlooks Winchester's magnificent 900 year old Cathedral, where the famous remains laid to rest include St. Swithuns, Jane Austen and many of the ancient Kings of England.
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 Policing in the Winchester District   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Hampshire Constabulary polices the Winchester District from its Winchester City Headquarters.
The Hampshire Constabulary gives information and advice on crime prevention as well as attending emergencies and working to reduce crime and increase community safety.
Winchester City Council also plays an important role in community safety by helping those organisations involved in community safety work together to improve the quality of life for those who live in the district.
www3.winchester.gov.uk /SHARE1/www/internet/az/p/policing.shtml   (161 words)

  
 Camelot Village: Britain's Heritage and History
Hampshire’s local government: The County of Hampshire is a combination of two-tier and unitary authorities, with Hampshire County Council on one level and the 12 Districts of Basingstoke and Deane, Christchurch, East Hampshire, Eastleigh, Fareham, Gosport, Hart, Havant, New Forest, Rushmoor, Test Valley, Winchester on the other.
Hampshire detached in Sussex is a very long narrow strip stretching from Camelsdale down to near Midhurst and is two-tier, administered by West Sussex County and Chichester Councils.
The Hampshire coast offers variety, too: pine trees and steep ravines, known as chines, can be found in Bournemouth, the county’s largest holiday town, but in the east the coastline is characterised by the deep-water estuaries of the Hamble and Beaulieu rivers.
www.camelotintl.com /heritage/counties/england/hampshire.html   (1158 words)

  
 Winchester Tourist Information | City of Winchester | Winchester Cathedral
Winchester is situated in the beautiful and soft landscape in the county of Hampshire.
But Winchester is not a museum piece and it serves as the administrative centre of the county of Hampshire.
Please make a purchase or two from one of Winchester's fine shops; or enjoy a meal in one of its superb restaurants or pubs; or simply give generously to the talented buskers you pass in the High Street.
www.winchester-tourist-information.com   (564 words)

  
 Winchester - Tour the historic Hampshire Town of Winchester
Swithun was Bishop of Winchester in the mid ninth century.
The famous novelist Jane Austen died in Winchester on 18 July 1817 and is buried in the cathedral.
University College Winchester (formerly King Alfred's College) is situated within the city, as is the Winchester School of Art, part of the University of Southampton.
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 Winchester Events, Hampshire UK - Corporate Hospitality Events
Winchester Events also provides an extensive range of “experience and lifestyle” packaged events designed for both employers to build into staff motivation programmes and for social groups looking for fun or activity days for their friends, family or business colleagues.
You may already have an idea that you would like to us develop with you or you may prefer Winchester Events to be involved from Day 1 and advise on the format and precise location for your event.
Whatever your requirements you can be assured that one of our event co-ordinators from our Hampshire UK base will be on hand to ensure that you event goes both to plan and budget.
www.winchesterevents.co.uk /index.htm   (242 words)

  
 hotels Winchester, hotel, accommodation, Hampshire, England, UK
Its central location makes the Winchester Royal the ideal venue for either staying on business or a relaxing leisure break.
The Winchester Royal has its own private car park, which in the centre of a city, is a major asset for all guests.
Winchester Cathedral, Jane Austen's House and Marwell Zoological Park are all within easy access from the hotel.
www.thewinchesterroyalhotel.co.uk   (218 words)

  
 Winchester Estate Agents Jackson-Stops & Staff
The Hampshire Office based in Winchester works in close cooperation with our existing offices in Newbury, Chichester and Midhurst and provides a link between the London offices and throughout the south of England from Kent to the West Country.
Winchester, once the nation's capital, is one of the most fascinating cities in Britain.
The region is well served by main roads with the M3 running just to the east of the city which provides fast access to the M25 orbital motorway, the airports and London or southwards to the M27 and the A34 runs northwards to the A303 and the M4.
www.jackson-stops.co.uk /offices/winchester.html   (312 words)

  
 BBC - Hampshire - Faith - Winchester Cathedral
Winchester Cathedral has its origins in the 7th century, when a Christian Church was first built on this site.
This Cathedral Church, so named because it houses the throne (or ‘cathedra’) of the Bishop of Winchester, has its origins in the seventh century, when a Christian Church was first built on the site.
In its pomp, Winchester Cathedral stood at the heart of Alfred's Wessex - a magnificent monument to the wealth and influence of the ancient capital of England.
www.bbc.co.uk /hampshire/content/articles/2005/03/22/winchestercathedral_feature.shtml   (353 words)

  
 The Hampshire Chronicle, news, sport and features from the Hampshire Chronicle newspaper
Phil Yates didn't venture into every one of Winchester's watering holes, but the 79-year-old admitted to sampling a brew or two - all in the interests of research and accuracy, of course.
AMBITIOUS plans to develop Winchester city centre could be delayed on two fronts, it has emerged.
VOTERS in the Winchester district are due to put their X' in the box on Thursday, May 3.
www.hampshirechronicle.co.uk   (206 words)

  
 Hotels in Winchester Hampshire accommodation - Winchester hotels accommodation in Hampshire UK
From Winchester you can explore the beautiful scenery of the South Downs, the museums, castles, historic houses and ancient monuments of the area, and the market towns and villages of the south of England.
Winchester is a thriving market town and easy to explore on foot.
This elegant William and Mary house was built in the 17th century and is set in 63 acres of Hampshire's downland countryside, situated on the outskirts of the historic city of Winchester.
www.kayukay.co.uk /winchesterhotels.html   (690 words)

  
 Hampshire Constabulary: Winchester District
The Winchester district is composed of two sectors; Winchester City and Winchester Rural.
Inspector Kevin Baxman covers Winchester City and Inspector Shaun Moore is in charge of the Winchester Rural Sector, which includes Alresford, Bishops Waltham, Twyford, Denmead, Wickham and Whiteley.
Chief Inspector France-Sargeant is proud to represent Winchester: “My team is looking forward to policing the new district in partnership with the local community.
www.hampshire.police.uk /Internet/localpolicing/central/winchester   (375 words)

  
 parish holidays - Winchester hampshire
The Parish of St. Luke, Stanmore with St. Mark, Oliver’s Battery lies in the ancient city of Winchester in the historic County of Hampshire - one of the focal points of England’s tourist area.
Winchester combines the best of city life with the freshness of the surrounding countryside.
Winchester is most well known for the magnificent 11th century Cathedral which has Europe’s longest nave, the Great Hall, where, for 600 years, the legendary Round Table of King Arthur has hung, and for being the final resting place of Jane Austen.
www.highwaytrust.org /parish_hols/itineraries/winchester.html   (876 words)

  
 Winchester in Hampshire.
Hampshire Pages is a comprehensive local directory for Hampshire.
If you run a website that covers "Winchester in Hampshire" and are based in Hampshire you can submit your details for free in our Winchester in Hampshire section.
Short walk to public transport, the water meadows, Winchester College and all places of historical interest in this former capital of King Alfred's Wessex.
www.hampshire-pages.co.uk /Hampshire/Winchester/index.html   (277 words)

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