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Lemerston, Isle of Wight

Historical Description

Lemerston, a hamlet in the SW of the Isle of Wight, 1 mile E of Brixton. An ancient chapel stood here, .and was served by three priests. Lemerston Down rises immediately to the N, is continuous with Brixton Down on the W, and has on its summit vestiges of an ancient British village.

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

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitations of Hampshire, 1530, 1575, & 1622-34 is available to view on the Heraldry page.