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Delightful maps and schedules from 200 years ago

A recent delve into the HRO archives in Winchester has unearthed a delightful, leather-bound book estate book for “Mapledurham Estates; Heneage Legge Esq and Lord Sherborne” covering “Mapledurham, Weston and Durford Estates in Buriton and other parishes (dated 1822) which includes a number of lovely, detailed coloured maps (showing field boundaries, cottages etc) and some accompanying schedules with names of tenants, quantities, values etc. The book provides a fascinating insight into life almost 200 years ago

Do you know of any more sources of historical information about Buriton or its people? Would you like to help with any of the research? Simply contact heritage@buriton.org.uk if you think that you may be able to help.