Highclere is a village and civil parish situated in the North Wessex Downs in the Basingstoke and Deane district of Hampshire, England. It lies in the northern part of the county, near the Berkshire border. It is most famous for being the location of Highclere Castle, a noted Victorian house of the Earl of Carnarvon. It is the setting for numerous films and TV series, including Downton Abbey.
The parish church of St Michael and All Angels sits between Highclere Castle and the main part of the village. This 'new' church replaced a much older church sited adjacent to Highclere Castle, and parish records go back to pre-Norman times.
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Highclere, Basingstoke and Deane, United Kingdom
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