Great and Little Bramshill, Hampshire
Bramshill, Great and Little, two tithings in Eversley parish, Hants, 3½ miles N by E of Winchfield. Bramshill House was built by the eleventh Lord Zouch as a residence for Prince Henry, son of James I., is now the seat of Sir William Cope, and exhibits interesting features, both external and internal, of the age in which it was erected. The grounds around it are extensive and picturesque. Abbot, Archbishop of Canterbury, accidentally killed a man while-shooting in the park. The Duke of Wellington often came hither on visits from Strathfieldsaye.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Great and Little Bramshill from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Bramshill, Little)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Hampshire (County Southampton) is available to browse.
Online maps of Great and Little Bramshill are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Hampshire newspapers online:
- Portsmouth Evening News
- Hampshire Telegraph
- Hampshire Advertiser
- Hampshire Chronicle
- Aldershot Military Gazette
The Visitations of Hampshire, 1530, 1575, & 1622-34 is available to view on the Heraldry page.