Ogilby 1675 plate 51 scroll 2
London to Southampton



From 52 M. thro' Woods ...



mile ' furlong

52'3   end of scroll   SU69303712
continues on plate 51, scroll 3 towards Southampton.
52'2   wood right   SU6937
Chawton Park Wood;
52'2   road   SU69423724
track, right of way.
52'1   tree left   SU6936
Imbook Copse;
52'0   mile number   SU69833743
51'7   road   SU70003752
follow track, right of way.
51'7   tree left  
few trees here alongside A31.
51'6   bend right   SU70153762
51'5   village left   SU70803703
Chawton;




Acute Turnings to be avoided ... 50'7 The Left to Portsmouth.

51'2   road   SU70763827
Chawton Park Road;
51'0   mile number   SU71073852
50'7   road   SU71203865
Butts Road;
50'7   turning left   SU71273872
to Portsmouth is Butts Road (A32); leads to A32 to Fareham, then M27 to Portsmouth. It was Ogilby's route plate 81 scroll 5, to Chichester via Petersfield.





... leads to Alton at 50 M. of 4 F. on the said Wey;
well Wooded, and having a great Market on Saturdays for Cattel and Provisions.



50'3   road   SU71703926
High Street (A31);
50'2   town   SU71763937
Alton als Aulton; see plate 81 scroll 5 for another view of Alton.
50'2   river   SU71763937
Wey fluv (River Wey); river still appears to run under houses.
50'1   (turning not shown) right   SU71883950
Church Street; Ogilby's route on plate 81 scroll 5 towards Oxford.
50'1   road   SU71943962
Normandy Street (A339 & A31);
50'0   church right   SU71723961(?)
Alton Church;
50'0   mile number   SU72053965
49'7   river left   SU7239
River Wey;
49'6   windmill left   SU7238
windmill not found on other maps, but note Windmill Hill and Windmill Lane.
49'5   school left   SU72504005
Free Schole (Eggar's School);



... a direct R. with some Houses ...


49'3   turning right  
to Basingstoke; several possible turnings leading towards Golden Pot; no major route to Basingstoke now.
49'3   road   SU72694030
Anstey Road (A339 & A31);
49'2   settlement   SU72834046
Anstey;
49'0   river left   SU7340
River Wey;
49'0   mile number   SU73254076
48'7   turning right   SU73344081
to Odiam (Odiham) is Howard's Lane; minor roads and tracks to Odiham.
48'7   settlement   SU73344081
Holybourne;
48'6   turning right   SU73574095
to Weston (Weston Corbett) is Church Lane; no direct route to Weston Corbett but various minor roads and tracks.
48'5   road   SU73724107
London Road (A31); the A31 now by-passes Alton.
48'3   river   SU74104124
a Rill; tributary of Wey.
48'2   turning left   SU74174127
at Cuckoo's Corner.
48'1   village left   SU77144096
Binsted;
48'0   river left   SU7441
River Wey;
48'0   mile number   SU74574155



... and ascend again ...

at 45'0 ... 12 F. farther, descend by Frail-Ch.
and by Sir Denis Gauden's House on the Left;



47'7   road   SU74754168
(A31); follow old road alignment.
47'3   turning left   SU75464204
to Binsted; crosses Wey, minor road to Binsted.
47'2   turning right   SU75464204
track.
47'1   river left   SU7542 & SU7541
River Wey; shows the meander in SU7541.
47'0   mile number   SU75784241
46'7   hill up   SU7542
after crossing Ryebridge stream.
46'7   house right   SU7542
Sir Den: Gauden (Lord Mayor Treloar College?); shown on Taylor 1759, Milne 1791; Froyle House on Greenwood 1826.
46'6   church   SU75594288
Fraile Church (Froyle Church);
46'6   turning right   SU75954271
footpath, right of way.
46'6   road   SU75974274
A31; crosses Ryebridge Stream here; some road realignment along the A31.
46'5   hill down   SU7642
to Quarry Bottom.
46'5   bend left   SU76084285
46'4   river left   SU7642
River Wey;
46'4   compass  
up is SW from 40'3 to 52'2.
46'2   road   SU76754325
(A31); no through road now; rejoin A31.
46'0   mile number   SU77074330
46'0   bend right   SU77104332
46'0   cross roads   SU77104332
Right to Fraile (Froyle); minor road to Lower Froyle; no sharp bend now.
Left to Binsted is Isington Lane; the road to Binsted crossing the Wey at Isington Mill has been diverted by the A31 by-pass.



... at 45'0 set forward by some Houses on the R. call'd Bentley- Green.


45'6   river left   SU7742
River Wey;
45'6   bend left   SU77384360
45'6   turning right   SU77384360
to Coldree (Coldrey Farm); track to Coldrey Farm, historic site.
45'3   river left   SU7843
River Wey;
45'1   heath left   SU7842 & SU7942
Com~on; mostly wooded now, including part of Alice Holt Forest.
45'1   road, dotted left   SU78384393
fields now on left hand side.
45'1   village right   SU78384393
Bentley; village centre on right hand side of road.
45'1   turning right   SU78384393
45'0   church right   SU78414470
Bentley Church;
45'0   mile number   SU78594400



At 43'2 re-enter Hantshire ...


44'5   road   SU79114416
(A31); now a minor road through Bentley.
44'5   river left   SU7944 & SU7943
wey flvu (River Wey); the river meanders away from the higher ground and the road.
44'4   road   SU79384416
A31; leave A31 which now by-passes Bentley.
44'2   bend right   SU79854427
rejoin A31.
44'1   road   SU79974442
(A31); alongside present A31 which has been straightened.
44'0   bend left   SU80004444
44'0   turning right   SU80004444
is Marsh Lane;
44'0   mile number   SU80104440
43'7   bend right   SU80304436
leave A31 on Marsh Lane.
43'7   hilly land   SU84 & SU7944
land rises from river valley.
43'5   turning left  
no turning here.
43'4   mill left   SU8044
Paper Mill; Taylor records 'Corn Mill olim Paper Mill'; the mill shown on Milne 1791 matches better than Turks Mill which is at SU802442.
43'2   bend right   SU81164474
43'2   river left   SU8144
River Wey; alongside road.
43'2   county boundary   SU81204478
RE.ENTER HAMPSHIRE; present boundary.
43'0   mile number   SU81504510




42'7   river left   SU8145
River Wey; alongside road.
42'5   mill left   SU8245
A Mill; does not quite match site of Willey Mill.
42'4   turning left   SU82174551
to Raclesam (Wrecclesham) is River Lane; crosses Wey and into Wrecclesham.
42'4   river left   SU8245
River Wey; alongside road.
42'0   road   SU82614586
Alton Road A31;
42'0   bend left   SU82794595
rejoin A31 Farnham Bypass at a roundabout.
42'0   mile number   SU82794595
mile 41 to 42 shows only 7 furlongs.
41'2   river left   SU8346
River Wey; alongside road.
41'2   cross roads   SU83394654
Right to Dipnal (Dippenhall) is Crondall Lane; to Dippenhall.
Left is Babs Mead?; at SU83364650. Leads to river Wey footbridges



Backward Turnings to be avoided ... In Farnham, the Right to Petersfield.

... arriving at Farnham at 40'5, a Town of 4 F. on the N-W. side of Wey flu. taking its Name from the great quantity of Fern hereabouts:
'Tis Govern'd by 12 Masters, of whom 2 are Bailiffs; and has a great Mt. on Thursd. with 2 Fairs, viz. on Midsummer-Day and All-Saints-Day.



41'1   road   SU83504667
West Street A325 (A31);
41'0   mile number   SU83674674
mile 41 to 42 shows only 7 furlongs.
40'6   castle right   SU837473
the Castle (Farnham Castle);
40'6   church left   SU83864669
Farnham Parish Church; see Milne 1791.
40'6   turning left   SU83944684
to Petersfeild (Petersfield) is Downing Street; see Milne 1791. For Petersfield, join A287 across the river, then B3384, A325.
40'6   road   SU83964687
The Borough A325 (A31);
40'6   town   SU83964687
Farnham;
40'5   turning right   SU83994690
to Hartley Row is Castle Street A287; route to Hartley Row via B3013, A323 and a minor road.
40'5   road   SU84144700
The Woolmead A325 (A31);
40'4   bend right  
road bears slightly left.
40'4   road   SU84294716
East Street A325 (A31);
40'3   end of scroll   SU84504728
in Surrey; continues on plate 51, scroll 1 towards London. Road measurements indicate a gap of about a furlong after the last scroll.


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