Category Archives: Architecture and Artefacts

Hampshire contains many historical buildings, churches, castles, palaces and magnificent family homes. This category explores them and the objects and artefacts found in them.

Elvetham Hall

Elvetham Hall

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Hampshire Architecture

Elvetham Hall history is fascinatingly linked to the Seymour family and the Tudor royal family. The original house burnt down in the mid 19th century and a mighty Victorian Gothic mansion stands to replace it. Continue Reading

Hampshire Churches Stained Glass

Hampshire Churches Stained Glass

Hampshire Churches Stained Glass Stained and painted glass has filled the the windows of our parish churches and great cathedrals for over a thousand years. There are so many beautiful stained glass windows in Hampshire churches that on our history foraging expeditions we make sure to capture as many images of them as possible. These… Continue Reading

Agincourt and Michelmersh

Agincourt and Michelmersh

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Agincourt and Hampshire

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Agincourt and HampshireAgincourt and Michelmersh The 12th/13th Century church of St Mary’s in Michelmersh would have looked out over the adjacent field, filled with the soldiers and archers who would be accompanying King Henry V to battle at Agincourt. Scattered in fields and villages north… Continue Reading