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"LYNDHURST, a parish and town in the hundred of Redbridge, Romsey division of county Hants, 8 miles N. of Lymington, and 10 S.W. of Southampton. It is situated in the centre of the New Forest, 1½ mile S.W. by W. of Lyndhurst Road station on the London and South-Western railway. The courts of attachment and the swainmote courts for the New Forest are held in the Verderer's Hall, Queen's House, the former every forty days, and the latter on 14th September. The courts leet and courts baron for the manor of Lyndhurst, of which the Queen is lady, are also held here. The house, which is the official residence of the warden, is of no interest, although it occupies a beautiful site. A stirrup,-which is said to have belonged to William II., is exhibited there. "

[From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]


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Historical Geography

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