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Landford
Landford
is a village and civil parish 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Salisbury
Salisbury
in Wiltshire, England. To the south and east of the parish is the county of Hampshire
Hampshire
and the New Forest
New Forest
National Park. The parish includes the small village of Nomansland and the hamlets of Hamptworth
Hamptworth
and Landfordwood. The River Blackwater crosses the parish from west to east, on its way to join the Test in Hampshire. The A36 Salisbury- Southampton
Southampton
trunk road bisects the parish in the northeast. History[edit] Evidence of prehistoric activity includes a bell barrow and two bowl barrows from the Bronze Age;[2] and earthworks known as Castle Copse Camp, late Bronze or early Iron Age.[3] The Domesday Book
Domesday Book
of 1068 recorded a settlement with six households and a mill.[4] Woodland in the area continued to be part of the royal forest of Melchet until 1614, when James I granted the forest to Sir Lawrence Hyde.[5] Plaitford
Plaitford
village, just east of Landford, was part of the parish until it was transferred to Hampshire
Hampshire
in 1895.[6] A community governance review effective 1 April 2017 transferred the eastern portion of Redlynch parish to Landford. The area transferred includes the settlements of Nomansland and Hamptworth.[7][8] Notable buildings[edit] The Church of England
England
parish church of Saint Andrew
Saint Andrew
is Grade II* listed[9] and was built in 1858 to designs by the Gothic Revival architect William Butterfield.[10][11] Landford Manor
Landford Manor
dates from the 17th century and is Grade II* listed.[12] Notable people[edit]

Nigel Anderson
Nigel Anderson
(1920-2008), soldier, landowner, chairman of Wiltshire County Council and High Sheriff of Wiltshire.

Amenities[edit] There is a public house (the Landford
Landford
Poacher),[13] a village shop and post office. The village used to have a bakery but it closed in 2007. The local school is the New Forest
New Forest
Primary School which has two sites: for younger children at Landford
Landford
and older children at Nomansland. The latter began as a National School of 1867 on Hamptworth
Hamptworth
common, then in the 20th century the village of Nomansland expanded to surround it.[14][15] Nearby Landford Bog and Landford Heath are biological Sites of Special Scientific Interest. References[edit]

^ " Wiltshire
Wiltshire
Community History - Census". Wiltshire
Wiltshire
Council. Retrieved 19 February 2015.  ^ Historic England. " Landford
Landford
Common round barrows (1005593)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 23 December 2017.  ^ Historic England. "Castle Copse camp (1004755)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 23 December 2017.  ^ Landford
Landford
in the Domesday Book ^ Crittall, Elizabeth, ed. (1959). "Victoria County History: Wiltshire: Vol 4: Royal forests". British History Online. University of London. Retrieved 24 December 2017.  ^ "Victoria County History - Hampshire
Hampshire
- Parishes: Plaitford". British History Online. University of London. 1911. Retrieved 23 December 2017.  ^ "The Wiltshire
Wiltshire
Council (Reorganisation of Community Governance) Order 2016". Wiltshire
Wiltshire
Council. 22 December 2016. Retrieved 21 December 2017.  ^ " Landford
Landford
Parish council with Nomansland & Hamptworth". Landford Parish Council. Retrieved 21 December 2017.  ^ Historic England. "Church of St Andrew, Landford
Landford
(1184023)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 19 February 2015.  ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus; Cherry, Bridget (revision) (1975). The Buildings of England: Wiltshire. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. p. 291. ISBN 0 14 071026 4.  ^ "Church of St. Andrew, Landford". Wiltshire
Wiltshire
Community History. Wiltshire
Wiltshire
Council. Retrieved 19 February 2015.  ^ Historic England. " Landford
Landford
Manor, Landford
Landford
(1300292)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 19 February 2015.  ^ The Landford
Landford
Poacher ^ "Victoria County History - Wiltshire
Wiltshire
- Vol 11 pp19-77 - Parishes: Downton". British History Online. University of London. Retrieved 17 January 2016.  ^ "Nomansland and Hamptworth
Hamptworth
C. of E. Aided Primary School". Wiltshire Community History. Wiltshire
Wiltshire
Council. Retrieved 17 January 2016. 

External links[edit]

"Landford". Wiltshire
Wiltshire
Community History. Wiltshire
Wiltshire
Council. Retrieved 19 February 2015.  Landford
Landford
Parish Council

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