Chalton – Part of the Parish of Clanfield
Chalton is a small village which is in the Civil Parish of Clanfield. It is 2.3 miles (3.7 km) north east of Horndean, just east of the A3 and is included within the boundary and electoral area of Clanfield Parish Council forming part of the Parish of Clanfield.
Chalton was listed as part of the ‘Hundred of Finchdean’ in the Domesday Book.
On Windmill Hill near Chalton is Chalton Windmill which stands at 193 metres above sea level. Also on the road from Clanfield into Chalton is Butser Ancient Farm and the area round Chalton is home to many ancient sites.
The Staunton Way footpath goes through Chalton from the Queen Elizabeth Country Park which is close to the village itself.
The Admiralty Shutter Telegraph Line had a semaphore line station at Chalton.