The Swing Riots

Plaque to Henry Cook swing rioter

The Swing Riots in Hampshire. The Swing Riots of 1830 were an uprising by agricultural workers in parts of Eastern and Southern England. It was a civil unrest that was a long time in the making, the stirrings of unrest began in the 1780’s and then during the Napoleonic Wars faded away somewhat. Fifty years…

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The Grange Northington

The Grange Northington Hampshire history

The Grange Northington is s stunning example of the Classical Greek Revival style of architecture. Only the exterior can be viewed but it is worth every effort to make the visit to see it.

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WWI Guy Victor Baring Northington

Guy Victor Baring is remembered in Northington Church by amongst other things a simple wooden cross. Just another poignant reminder of the lives given by Hampshire men in WWI.

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