Hampshire Treasures

Volume 3 ( Hart and Rushmoor)

Page 24 - Crondall

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group E - Street Patterns, Street Furniture and Open Spaces
Well
Heath Lane. Brick-lined well dug to a depth of 80 ft. by the War Department 1911. During the dry summer of 1921 water from this well was sold to the villages by a local farmer for a penny a bucket.     SU 804 487
2002 150
Local Open Space
Tweseldown Race Course. Owned by the Ministry of Defence but open to the public on race days.     SU 825 518
2002 105
Open Space
Ewshot Recreation Ground. Owned by the Ministry of Defence.     SU 816 503
2002 131
Milestone
South side of A287 west of junction with Dora's Lane on old turnpike road. Official milestone erected under Statute of 1773.     SU 802 502
2002 143
Milestone
Ewshot Cross Roads - on old turnpike road. Official milestone erected under Statute of 1773.     SU 815 493
2002 142
Group F - Historical or Literary Associations
House
C.16
    C.A.
SU 793 487
2002 32
Farmhouse
C.16
Triggs, Crockham Road. Timber-framed structure with later additions. Home in the 1950s of R. C. Hutchinson, author of 'A Child Possessed', 'Shining Scabbard', 'Testament', etc. Ref: Crondall Customary, 1567.     SU 795 505
2002 94
Inn
C.16/17
The Plume of Feathers, The Boro'. Local tradition states Cromwell stayed here October 1645, when the siege of Basing House was in progress. Ref: History of Crondall, (Butterfield), p. 76.     T. & C.P. Act
C.A.
SU 794 488
2002 05
Buildings
C.17/18
Fairhaven and Little Brook, Pankridge Street. Fairhaven was the residence of the Stevens family of basketmakers from 1785 until the 1940s. Basket factory at Willow Lodge given up 1936. Little Brook was a showroom with store above for finished baskets.     C.A.
SU 797 492
2002 178
House
C.18
Willow Lodge, Redlands Lane. Formerly a basket factory started in 1785 by Daniel Stevens. Osiers and withies were grown in two osier beds on opposite side of lane, close to Crondall Marshes. Every kind of basket was made, from laundry, hop, dog and shopping baskets to the balloon baskets and airship gondolas used by S.F. Cody in his early aviation experiments at Farnborough. Factory a source of employment of 20 or 30 people, until its decline in the 1920s.     SU 797 492
2002 85
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