Heritage Bank

The parish of Buriton has a rich local heritage with some fascinating local history and cultural connections.


Buriton at War

The parish of Buriton (the place and its people) has played its part in both world wars.


Growth of a Parish

Another current project which is researching the expansion and growth of the village over the centuries.


Explore the history of Buriton

Welcome to the website of the Buriton Heritage Bank. This community project is researching local life in years gone by and the natural heritage of the parish of Buriton, near Petersfield, Hampshire, UK.

Here you can find information about the history of the parish (including Ditcham, Nursted and Weston) and find out about our current activities and publications which include hundreds of wonderful old photographs.


Rare Saxon coin found in the parish

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A coin which is about 1,200 years old has recently been found in the parish – in remarkably good condition.…

100km ‘Home Front’ walk designed to visit Buriton

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‘ABF, The Soldiers’ Charity’ usually organises a big fund-raising ‘Frontline Walk’ around the Western Front battlefields and the Normandy Beaches.…

Country Park memories deposited in Records Office

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A fascinating series of scrapbooks charting the history of the Queen Elizabeth Country Park has been taken to Winchester for…

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