Breamore  Hampshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Breamore like this:

BRAMORE, or Bromore, a parish and a liberty in Fordingbridge district, Hants; on the river Avon, and on the Salisbury and Dorset railway, 7 miles S of Salisbury. It includes Outwick; and has a post office under Salisbury, and a r. station. Acres, 2,651. Real property, £.4,081. Pop., 565. ...

Houses, 118. The manor belongs to Sir Charles Hulse, Bart. Breamore House, the baronet's seat, was burnt down in 1856. A priory of black canons was founded, in the time of Henry I., by Baldwin, Earl of Devon; and given, at the dissolution, to the Marquis of Exeter The living is a donative in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £540. Patron, the Rev. J. N. Palmer. The church is ancient and good. Charities, £11.-The liberty is in Ringwood division, and conterminate with the parish.-

Breamore through time

Breamore is now part of New Forest district. Click here for graphs and data of how New Forest has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Breamore itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Breamore, in New Forest and Hampshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 27th May 2024

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