"BOLDRE, (or Bolder), a parish in the hundred of Christchurch and New Forest, Lymington division of the county of Southampton, 2 miles to the N. of Lymington, its post town, and 2 from the Beaulieu station on the South-Western railway. A branch line has been recently opened from Brockenhurst station to Lymington. It is situated in an elevated and picturesque district, and includes the chapelries of South Baddesley, Sway, and East Boldre, and the hamlets of Battramsley, Piney, Warborne, and Walhampton. The prospects from various points are very fine, over the Isle of Wight and the Channel, from the Needles to Spithead. "
[From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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