Appleshaw and Clanville
Appleshaw is a village very close to the Wiltshire border. In earlier times it was an important centre for sheep trading - reports from around 1800 tell of 15,000 or more sheep sold at an annual fair here, rivalling the more famous sheep fairs at Weyhill. Appleshaw is also noted for its walnut trees. Numerous sarsen stones, used as boundary markers, indicate settlement around Appleshaw and Clanville since the stone age. Roman pewter and pottery found nearby are now in the British Museum. Be careful if you are tempted to pick up a bat in Appleshaw - the mighty WG Grace once scored a duck hereabouts!


The beautiful wistaria, photographed in Appleshaw while canvassing, is 75 years old.

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News
 
27 Sep 2014 Capt Corelli Author raises Funds for Andover Contact Centre
13 Sep 2014 Ride and Stride raises Funds for Hampshire Churches
25 Aug 2014 Appleshaw holds Flower Show and Fete
18 Aug 2014 Local MP and Councillors visit Veterans in Action
15 Feb 2014 Sir George visits villages threatened by floods
14 Sep 2013 Ride and Stride raises funds for Hampshire's Churches
15 Aug 2013 Southern Water demonstrate Sewer Repairs
27 Apr 2013 Appleshaw holds Village Plant Sale
8 Sep 2012 Ride and Stride raises funds for Hampshire Churches
10 Sep 2011 Riders and Walkers raise Funds for Hampshire Churches
11 Sep 2010 Hampshire rides and strides to raise funds for Churches
30 Aug 2010 Appleshaw holds Village Fete & Flower Show
31 Aug 2009 Sir George backs local men on drive from London to Sydney
31 Aug 2009 Appleshaw holds Fete and Flower Show
31 Aug 2009 Sir George opens new Play Area in Appleshaw
26 Aug 2009 Testway Housing formally opens Pippin Grove, in Appleshaw
19 Jul 2009 Benefice celebrates Ian Tomlinson's 30 years
18 Nov 2008 MP's lobbied on Diabetes
24 Aug 2007 Airfield Campaign holds a Third Public Meeting
10 Aug 2007 County Councillor weighs in against Tesco
11 Dec 2005 £6800 raised for Arthritis Research on trip from John O' Groats to Lands End
29 Aug 2005 Sir George opens Appleshaw Fete & Flower Show
16 Jul 2005 Appleshaw School holds Fete
30 Apr 2005 A look in on the plant sale in Appleshaw
23 Apr 2005 Sir George helps launch Sponsored Walk for Arthritis Research
26 Feb 2005 Appleshaw holds Generation Games Afternoon
5 Nov 2004 Sir George welcomes decision by Environment Agency to ‘enmain’ local rivers and watercourses
7 Mar 2004 Julie Felix comes to Appleshaw
6 Feb 2004 Bruce Parker talks to local Tories
16 Jan 2004 Sir George warns on local income tax (Test Valley version)
23 Sep 2003 Andover meeting discussed village flooding
25 Aug 2003 Two villages hold fetes
30 Mar 2003 National Gardens Scheme gains momentum in Hampshire
26 Aug 2002 The Last of the Summer Fetes
31 May 2002 Sir George presents Age Concern's Platinum Awards
17 Mar 2002 Whitchurch says Farewell to Brian Tims
27 Sep 2001 Sir Christopher opens Festival of Flowers
22 Oct 2000 Employee of the Year Awards at Fifehead Manor
28 Aug 2000 Appleshaw Fete and Flower Show
30 Jul 2000 Weyhill's ancient walls restored by Ibthorpe firm
25 Jun 2000 The Pentons celebrate the Millennium
20 May 2000 Andover - a Town of Character
 
FAQ
 
3 Jan 2003 What is the latest on flooding in Hampshire
5 Dec 2002 What is the latest on flooding?
 
On a Lighter Note
 
8 Sep 2007 Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord
26 May 2001 Visual distractions for canvassers
 
Local Links
 
Appleshaw Village
New in July 2004, the site includes pages on the history of Appleshaw, the church, pub, village hall and 'notices'.
Mobile Library Service
This page at the Hantsnet site gives details of the routes and times of the mobile library's visits to Appleshaw and Ragged Appleshaw.
Test Valley Tapestry
Scenes from the history of Appleshaw and Ragged Appleshaw are commemorated in the tapestry.
Andover Split Image Photographic Society
The club meets at the Red Lion, Clanville every Thursday evening.
Ragged Bears
Ragged Bears, distributors of books for children, are based at Ragged Appleshaw.
The Red Lion
Although it calls itself a "Country Inn", the Red Lion is actually a quite large establishment, with conference facilities as well as bars and a bistro.

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