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Bransgore


Bransgore Village

Bransgore is unusual in that the village actually straddles the boundaries of the newly formed national park with most of it being outside.

There is some debate as to when the village actually started to use the name it is known by today but it is generally thought to be around the early 1800's.

Bransgore village has gone through a number of transformations during its life from being purportedly a place for the more undesirable folk to a stopping point for travellers taking the wares to the market in Ringwood.

It was also at one time a major brick making area due to the fact that all the raw ingredients needed in the brick making process could be sourced locally in and around the forest.

Research also indicates that much of the early brickwork used in the prestigious Bournemouth architecture of the day was sourced from here as well.

Bransgore has some absolutely fabulous homes and listed buildings that were built around the 1900's and in true cottage fashion many have traditional thatched roofs. Over time some of the grander property in the area has been re-developed, a typical example of this is the once grandest house of them all which was Bransgore House.

Bransgore house was set in over 55 acres of land and is reported to have had thirty six individual rooms and also a fantastic walled garden where produce was grown for the owners and guests of the house.

Sadly as time passed the upkeep of the property became too much and it fell into disrepair the house and land were eventually redeveloped with the land and the former garden making way for new properties.

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