Place:East Meon, Hampshire, England

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NameEast Meon
Alt namesMenesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 123
Menessource: Domesday Book (1985) p 123
Oxenbournesource: Family History Library Catalog
Ramsdeansource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeVillage
Coordinates51.0°N 1.033°W
Located inHampshire, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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East Meon is a village and civil parish in the East Hampshire district of Hampshire, England. It is west of Petersfield.

The nearest railway station is east of the village, at Petersfield.

The village is located in the Meon Valley approximately north of Portsmouth and southwest of London, on the headwaters of the River Meon. With an acreage of , East Meon is geographically the largest parish in East Hampshire. The boundaries of the present Parish of East Meon date back to 1894.

About a mile to the west rises the prominent hill of Henwood Down (201 m). The South Downs Way passes over the southern spur of the hill.

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