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Petersfield War Memorial

Petersfield War Memorial

The Petersfield War Memorial was designed by Harry Inigo Triggs who lived at the house he designed, Little Boarhunt in Liphook Hampshire

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Sir Thomas Sopwith Aviator

Sir Thomas Sopwith

Sir Thomas Sopwith pioneer and aviator lies buried in the churchyard in Little Somborne Hampshire. His planes won the battle in the skies during WWI and WWII, with the Sopwith Camel and the development along with his friend Harry Hawker, the Hurricane.

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Bishop Curle’s Riddle

Winchester Cathedral

Winchester Cathedral is full of odd little carvings and riddles, look out for Bishop Curle’s Latin inscription on the West Front

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Titchfields Great Wriothesley Monument

Wriothesley Monument

The Wriothesley monument is a wonderful Renaissance monument in the ancient St Peter’s church in Titchfield Hampshire. It is the family memorial to the hugely influential Wriothesley family of Tudor England.

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St Mary’s Church Avington

St Mary's Church Avington

St Mary’s Church Avington is a wonderful example of a virtually untouched, Georgian church. With wonderful box pews and beautiful barrel ceiling. The memorial to Lady Carnarvon is particularly interesting.

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Richard Cromwell

Richard Cromwell Memorial Hursley

Richard Cromwell Lord Protector of England and son of Oliver Cromwell, lived at Hursley in Hampshire and is buried in the church of All Saints Hursley.

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Paulet Family in Hampshire

The Paulet family are an ancient and important family in Hampshire and also played an important role in the history of England. Memorials to the Paulet family and its variant spellings abound in churches around the county.

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Holy Trinity Ashe

Rare stained glass Holy Trinity church Ashe

The church of Holy Trinity at Ashe in Hampshire has a wonderful history with connections to Jane Austen and the Charge of the Light Brigade

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Upper Wield Church

Monument Wield Church

The church of St James in Upper Wield Hampshire is one of those simple C12th churches whose very simplicity give a sense of its ancient past and a present day serenity. See the monument to a member of one of Hampshire’s important families, the Wallops.

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Petersfield War Memorial

Petersfield War Memorial

The Petersfield War Memorial was designed by Harry Inigo Triggs who lived at the house he designed, Little Boarhunt in Liphook Hampshire

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St Mary and St Michael Stoke Charity

Stoke Charity church Hampshire

The church of St Mary and St Michael Stoke Charity was described by John Betjeman ‘This gem like little church is a veritable treasure house of beautiful things and in itself it is also of great beauty’. Enough said….  

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All Saints Church Farringdon

All Saints Church Farringdon has some fascinating and intriguing characters associated with it, from eminent scientists, to world renowned authors and builders of follys. Such a great deal of history connected with a small place of thatched cottages and pretty country lanes.

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St Mary the Virgin Church East Worldham

St Mary the Virgin Church East Worldham sits prominently on the crossroads at Worldham Hill St Mary the Virgin East Worldham was built in its present form in the C13th but quite obviously sits on the site of a much earlier Anglo Saxon building. Its position is no accident. An ancient forest track on the…

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