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Gilbert White Selborne

Gilbert White Selborne
This entry is part 9 of 10 in the series Hampshire People

Gilbert White of Selborne, the quiet naturalist, whose life was committed to the observance of all the natural history that surrounded his home in Hampshire.

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Butser Ancient Farm

Butser Ancient Farm Hampshire

The Butser Ancient Farm experimental archaeology project is over forty years old and still developing new research into how ancient communities lived. It acts as both a tourist and educational attraction as well as a research site.

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Spring Arts and Heritage Centre Havant

The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre Havant is a great resource for anyone with an interest in the history of this part of Hampshire. It combines art and heritage in a super way, the interactive timeline is just one aspect of this. One of the best aspects about the centre is it’s inclusiveness, with events, exhibits and local experts on hand to help.

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The Petersfield Museum

Discover Hampshire history through exploring local histroy museums of which the Petersfield Museum is just one. From Petersfield’s bronze age roots to the modern day as well as a chance to look at the work of Flora Twort C19th artist, whose pictures depict life in Petersfield.

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St Barbe Museum

St Barbe Museum

St Barbe Museum in Lymington is a great local history museum that explores a fascinating aspect of Hampshire history

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Milestones Museum

The Milestones Museum is Hampshire’s living history museum Milestones Museum, close to the town centre of Basingstoke, is a living museum where you and your family can explore life size streets capturing life in Victorian England through to the 1940’s. It is much more than a look see experience though, the museum really encourages young…

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Royal Navy Submarine Museum Gosport

Royal Navy Submarine Museum Gosport

The Royal Navy Submarine Museum in Gosport provides a unique opportunity to explore a part of maritime history that most of us know little about, operating deep beneath the oceans surface, submarines are hidden from the world. Across the water from Portsmouth, take a walk through the streets of Gosport and it doesn’t take long…

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Hurst Castle

Hurst Spit Castle

A Bracing walk along Hurst Spit is rewarded with the chance to explore one of King Henry VIII’s strategically built castles, Hurst Castle Hurst Castle was built in the perfect location from which to defend the western approach to the Solent. The castle was just one of a chain of castles built to defend the…

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The Tudor House Southampton

Tudor House Southampton Hampshire

 The Tudor House Southampton The Tudor House is one of the oldest and most spendid, buildings in Southampton built in approximately 1495 when King Henry VII was on the thrown and was commissioning the world’s first dry dock in nearby Portsmouth. The site originally belonged to John Whytegod, a wealthy merchant and property owner, who,…

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