Duncton Village: Memories of the Old Church School

Duncton Village: Memories of the Old Church School

My visit to Duncton village in West Sussex continues with a look at the old schools the village had over time, starting with the very tiny building built in the Victorian era next to the now demolished St Mary’s Church. John Mayes and John Robins remember what it was like to go to slightly bigger […]

The Things You Can Find with a Metal Detector!

Barry Stevens, who has appear on other Bald Explorer videos with me, is a keen metal detectorist. In today’s video he tells me about this fascinating hobby and show me some of his amazing finds he has dug up with permission and approval of the landowner. PLEASE SUPPORT THE BALD EXPLORER My videos are funded […]

Exploring the Basingstoke Canal and the Greywell Tunnel

Exploring the Basingstoke Canal and the Greywell Tunnel

Today I am out with Barry Stevens in North Warnborough taking a stroll along the history Basingstoke Canal up to the now blocked off Greywelll Tunnel. Local resident and history enthusiast, Barry Stevens, introduces me to the stretch of the canal from Odiham Castle to the closed off tunnel informing a little about the canal’s […]

Exploring Duncton’s 200 Year Old Water Mill

Exploring Duncton's 200 Year Old Water Mill

I am back in Duncton, a rural village in West Sussex, to explore its heritage and ways of life from the past. Today I am privileged to explore the old water mill on the Barlavington Estate with owner Sebastian Anstruther. The mill is two hundred years old, but on site of earlier mills dating back […]