Hampshire Treasures

Volume 6 ( East Hampshire)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
House
Hunts Cottage. Documentary evidence that house belonged to family of George Wither the poet and was probably home of his father, who died 1629.     C.A.
SU 664 402
1602 12
House
No. 2, Gadwick Cottages. Built circa 1667 by Elizabeth Wither. The house to which she retired after the death of her husband George Wither, the poet.     SU 680 389
1602 22
Village Green
Once the site of the village pound, where stray animals were kept penned until claimed by their owners. The village green was extended as part of the Lord of the Manor's waste-land. It now forms a wide verge along the side of the high street. In 1919 an oak was planted on the green in thanksgiving for the end of the First World War.     C.A.
SU 664 401
1602 32
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