August 15, 2018
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Village History

Village History Today, Brompton Regis is only a small village but reminders of its agricultural and industrial history endures with the names of the farms ...
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King’s Manor of Brunetone

King's Manor of Brunetone The history of a settlement here goes back to Saxon times when it was called Brunetone, meaning “brown settlement” referring to ...
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St Nicholas’s Priory

St Nicholas’s Priory In the time of Henry II (1154-1189) the Manor became the possession of William-de-Say who founded a priory of Black Canons in ...
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Community Events

Community Events In spite of being a relatively small community, the village has a history of staging farming, sporting, family and entertainment events which have ...
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History

Historical Context There are records of a settlement here going back to the Domesday Book when it was known as the King’s Manor of Brunetone. ...
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Wimbleball – The Dam

Wimbleball – The Dam Investigations into where to best build the dam were carried out in two phases. In 1968 and 1974, 24 boreholes and ...
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Wimbleball – The Valley

Wimbleball – The Valley Wimbleball Valley 1971 Wimbleball Valley 2011 Although Wimbleball Lake has a much to offer in terms of its wildlife, beauty and ...
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Baronsdown

Baronsdown The Baronsdown Estate, which included the farms of Oatway, Weatherham, Shircombe, Winslade, Kents, Stagshead, Daws, Expark, Blackbeards, Baronsdown and Barlynch, was a rather magnificent ...
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1804 Inclosure Act

1804 Inclosure Act The influence of the 1804 Inclosure Act on today’s landscape can be seen by comparing the 1804 Parliamentary Inclosure Map of Storridge ...
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War Graves

War Graves  Are you a descendant of (or know of) any of the Brompton Regis men who died in the Great War? As part of ...
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