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Displays

‘LIPHOOK, the Coaching Stop that Grew’  Permanent Display

Our 64 page display which has previously been on show at The Rural Life Centre, Tilford, is now  on  permanent display  in The Liphook Heritage Centre.

It features various aspects of the village through more than 500 years of History, including

The local  manors, the development of the roads, the London to Portsmouth  coaching  trade, the expansion of the village,  the arrival of the railway , the history of its’ churches, the Royal Anchor, the Green Dragon, its’ shops, its’ societies and  voluntary organisations.

Flora Thompson

It is 100 Years since Flora Thompson came to live in Liphook, where many of her literary works were written. The Exhibition covers these twelve years in particular.

 

500 Years of Royal Mail 

500 years of the Royal Mail charting  its progress in general, and the Liphook area in particular . Contains some photos of local past residents

 

 100th Anniversary of World War 1

The 100th Anniversary of World War 1 features the stories of local men who fought and lost their lives in the Great War, and of those who survived.    

It  showcases Regiments which passed through the village on their way to France and those whose regiments encamped here using Bramshott as their permanent base, including the presence of the Canadian Expeditionary Forces at Bramshott Camp.

It covers the impact of the war on the district of Bramshott & Liphook  against a background of National events.

Featuring local people and their involvement in the wider aspects of the War, many personal belongings and original documents and papers have been brought into the Heritage Centre by residents of Liphook and District, including medals, lovingly saved.

A series of postcards produced locally for soldiers to send to their loved ones have been loaned , some showing messages sent home.

Originals and many copies of originals are on show.

The WW 1 Exhibition has been made possible with the aid of grants given by Hampshire County Council and East Hants District Council.

Moss Tools

A unique collection of Moss made Edge Tools produced over a period of 100 years by members of The Moss Family at Conford, Griggs Green, Dockenfied & Chichester Forges.

The Exhibition has been made possible by kind permission of Mr. B.J.V. Moss whose help has been invaluable.

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The ‘Rex Cinema’ Display has been dismantled, however all of the memorabilia previously on show together with other unseen memorabilia can still be accessed by visiting the Heritage Centre

      Seven Thorns Exhibition has been dismantled, however the information from this exhibition can still be accessed at any time by visiting the Heritage Centre

      Bohunt Manor Artifacts

The  Artifacts found on the Bohunt Manor Estate  have now been removed  to make way for a new  Exhibition.

We would like to thank Eddie Trotter for making his artifacts available to us, and to all the people who came along and enjoyed seeing them.

D Day World War 2 Display

The information from this display can still be accessed at any time by visiting The Heritage Centre