Hampshire Treasures

Volume 6 ( East Hampshire)

Page 69 - Bramshott

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
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Sluices
Pophole. Masonry of large dressed stone blocks, with some repair in brick of two sets of sluices, which controlled flow of water from Hammer Pond to C.16/18 Iron Mill. The Mill stood on the stream just where the counties of Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire meet, and was established by Lord Montague. Ref: 1. Wealden Iron Industry, (Straker), p.449. Ref: 2. The Priory and Manor of Lychmere and Shulbrede, (Ponsonby), p.182.     SU 874 326
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Group E - Street Patterns, Street Furniture and Open Spaces
Boundary Stone
C.18
On eastern verge of B. 3004 near junction to Burgh Hill Lane. Circa 1790. Marks Manor boundaries. Oval headed stone about 2 ft. 6 ins. high. Inscribed 'Sir T.M. Manor of Ludshott and L + S Manor of Oakhanger'.     SU 828 333
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House (Site)
C.16
Bramshott Place. Built 1570/80 by a Godalming clothier. Batfour's headquarters before the Battle of Cheriton. In 1768 the owner, Sarah Whitehead married the Rector and went to live at Glebe House. House became a farm, then derelict. In 1850 the house was demolished, leaving the Tudor gatehouse, and a new house was built. O.S.A. No. SU83 SW12.     SU 843 322
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Ironworks (Possible Site)
Waggoners Wells, Bramshott. Site at zenith during C.16/17. Henry Hooke made three dams across the stream in 1615 to form three large ponds which still remain. These were possibly used in connection with the iron mill, though no slag has been found. O.S.A. No. SU83 SE18. Ref: Rural Life in Hampshire, (Capes), pp.170, 182.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 859 342
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Burial Ground
C.17/18
Bramshott Court. A plot near the road was used as a Quakers burial ground from 1661- 1761, and was formally conveyed to them by Henry Streeter in 1718. Part of low surrounding wall still visible at foot of adjoining roadside wall.     SU 835 338
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