Hampshire Treasures

Volume 7 ( Havant)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Building
Builder's premises, West Street. Painted brick structure with tiled roof. Formerly part of Alfred Stent's Fell-mongers and Parchment Factory (late C.19) which became a glove factory of international reupte and ceased trading in the 1960s.     SU 714 063
1113 175
Building
Builder's premises, Homewell. Former Parchment Factory. Important documents including the Treaty of Versailles (1919) and, tradition states, Magna Charta (1215) were written on Havant parchment. Water in quantity is vital for all stages of parchment preperation, hence the significance of Homewell Spring adjoining the factory.     C.A.
SU 716 061
1113 160
Building
Havant Post Office, East Street. Built 1936 and notable for the cypher of King Edward V I I I over the former main door.     C.A.
SU 720 062
1113 190
Windmill
High Street, Langstone. From 1934-40 was the home of Neville Shute Norway, who was one of the founders of Airspeed (1934) Ltd. at the airport, Portsmouth. Later under the name of Neville Shute he wrote many best-selling novels.     C.A.
SU 719 049
1113 185A
Mill (Site)
Brockhampton Mill. Wheel pit only remains of C.18/19 mill. Reputed to stand on the site of 'Domesday' mill. Ref: Hundred of Bosmere, 1857 (Longscroft).     SU 707 057
1113 82
Mill (Site)
Warblington Mill, east of Warblington Castle. A mill is mentioned at Warblington in Domesday Book. Probably went out of use in C.16/17. Mill pond is spring fed and clearly traceable.     C.A.
N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 731 055
1113 04
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