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Portchester Castle

Portchester Castle history

Portchester Castle is breathtakingly beautiful, sitting on the northern shore of Portsmouth Harbour. Its Roman walls and bastions are as imposing today as they must have appeared seventeen hundred years ago.

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Ashley Castle

Ashley Castle Hampshire

Henry de Blois built Ashley Castle during the period of the Anarchy as part of his support for his brother King Stephen. Built in 1138, it was destroyed in 1155 before being rebuilt during the reign of King John.

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The Mysteries of Wymering Manor

Wymering Manor in Portsmouth is one of Hampshire’s oldest and allegedly, most haunted houses. From the outside it presents a bit of a sorry state and its exterior belies its ancient past but it is a house full on intrigue and mystery.

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The Silchester Project

The Silchester Project

The Silchester Project is an archaeological project undertaken by the University of Reading into the Roman town of Calleva Atrebatum in Hampshire. Visit to see the best preserved Roman town walls in Britain.

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Old Blue Boar Inn Winchester

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Winchester Historical Landmarks

The Old Blue Boar Inn in Winchester is over six hundred years old built just before the Black Death visited Hampshire with such devastating results We are blessed in Hampshire with a wealth of ancient buildings, Saxon and Norman churches, Medieval houses, Tudor cottages, the list is endless but sometimes the very survival of a…

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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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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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