Hampshire Treasures

Volume 5 ( New Forest)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
House
No. 21, King's Road, Ashley. Red brick house important for its literary connections with Laurence Housman. He was the author of many plays about Queen Victoria, and lived here during the 1920s.     SZ 253 954
1204 41C
Barn
Ashley-Arnewood, Ashley Road. Tenanted in 1850s by famous M.P. and Q.C. - J. Roebuck. Thirty women of the Shaker Community were given shelter in the barn in 1874 by Hon. Auberon Herbert. They had previously lived at Vaggs Lane, Hordle.     SZ 249 950
1202 43D
Building
Old Poor Law Workhouse. 2 storeys. Part slate, part tile roof. Rendered brick on east and west facades. Painted brick on south wall. Two chimney stacks. Not of special architectural merit, but important as an aspect of social history of the local community.     SZ 238 942
1202 12D
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