Hampshire Treasures

Volume 6 ( East Hampshire)

Page 264 - Petersfield

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Open Space
The Heath. Site of the annual 'Taro' Horse Fair on October 6th. The Fair has been held there since the early C.19. In the C.12 Petersfield was granted two Fairs on St. Andrew's and St. Peter's day, held in the Square and the Spain until the C.19.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 751 230
1303 186
Pest House
C.18
The Pest House formerly Mount Pleasant, 5 Ramsdean Road, Stroud. At one time the East Meon pest house. Plaque on north wall gives name of building and date 1703.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 721 235
1301 148
Buildings
C.19
St. Peters Road. The two schools, police station, Church hall, and houses Nos. 8, 10 and 12, form a good group of period buildings. Built between 1854. and 1893. Except No. 12 which is C.18 and also listed.     T. & C.P. Act
C.A.
N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 747 231
1302 407
Building
The Square Brewery, The Square. The inn of this name survives, but the buildings at the rear have not been used for brewing in living memory. Presumably acquired by Gales of Horndean. Ref: A Gazetteer of Hampshire Breweries, (Tighe), p.98.     C.A.
N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 745 233
1301 402
Building
C.19
No. 15, The Square. Built 1866 as the Corn Exchange, and subsequently used for public entertainment. Slate roof with raised centre attic over front section only, with circular lunette. Formerly this attic extended the full length of building. The long side faces the High Street and contains four shops. Walls of stone, rendered. Replacement windows are casement with leaded lights. Modern shop fronts at ground floor. Originally the building has two tall arched windows with a matching doorway between, there being no upper storey inserted at that time.     C.A.
N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 746 232
1302 404
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