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 the 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.


Another busy annual history day

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Scores of visitors flocked to Buriton Village Hall on Saturday 24th September for the annual ‘Bygone Buriton' exhibition – including…

Buriton WW1 July to September 1917

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Our project to find out more about the impacts of The Great War on life at home in Buriton –…

Old pictures of Butser Hill Chalk Quarries are unearthed

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The Petersfield Museum has kindly provided copies of some old photographs of the Butser Hill Chalk Quarries and Lime Works…

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