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Hempage Wood, Hampshire

Historical Description

Hempage Wood, the vestige of an ancient royal forest in Hants, 3 miles ENE of Winchester. A grant of timber from it was made by William the Conqueror toward the rebuilding of Winchester Cathedral.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Hampshire (County Southampton) is available to browse.