Hambledon and such Villages
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Hambledon, from Speltham Down, Hampshire, UK.Hambledon, a small village in the Meon Valley in Hampshire, is known to cricket enthusiasts the world over as the “Cradle of Cricket”. The game of cricket had been played in Southern England for many years before the Hambledon Club was formed in the 1760’s,
D12858. Chawton Parish Church.
Chawton Parish Church. The church of St. Nicholas at Chawton, a village near Alton in Hampshire. It is a Grade II* listed building, most of which dates from 1872/3. An earlier building was largely destroyed by fire in 1871 and only the chancel remained to be incorporated into the new building.
Local history of the Wessex Trailway
The Ridgeway, Hambledon Hill, Dorset. 'Ridgeway’ refers to an ancient track that runs along the high ridges of hills. They are unpaved, relying simply on the hard ground to provide a suitable surface for travelling on. The Ridgeway in England stretches 85 miles from Overton Hill in Wiltshire, to Ivinghoe Beacon in Buckinghamshire. The track has been in use for more than 5,000 years.and follows a chalk ridgeline past Neolithic stone circles, burial mounds, earthworks and Bronze Age hill forts