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Woolmer Forest, Hampshire

Historical Description

Woolmer Forest, a Crown forest chiefly in Hants, but partly in Sussex, extending from N to S, between Selborne and Bramshott, and measuring about 7 miles by 2½. It has belonged to the Crown from a period before the Norman Conquest, is partly enclosed, and figures much in White's " Natural History of Selborne."

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.


Online maps of Woolmer Forest are available from a number of sites: