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The Walhampton Arms pub in the hamlet
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Location within Hampshire
OS grid reference SZ332958
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Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district SO41 5
Dialling code 01590
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50°45′39″N1°31′51″W / 50.7608°N 1.5307°W / 50.7608; -1.5307 Coordinates: 50°45′39″N1°31′51″W / 50.7608°N 1.5307°W / 50.7608; -1.5307

Walhampton is a hamlet in the New Forest National Park of Hampshire, England. It is in the civil parish of Boldre. It is approximately half a mile east of Lymington, on the east bank of the Lymington River. The Solent Way, a long-distance footpath, passes close to the hamlet. [1]

The Grade II* Burrard Monument, [2] also known as the Walhampton Monument, is located in the hamlet. Erected in 1840 to the memory of Sir Harry Burrard-Neale, 2nd Baronet, a former Royal Navy Admiral and M.P. for Lymington between 1790 and 1832. The base of the 75-foot (23 m) tapered obelisk is designed to look like an Egyptian doorway. [3]

Walhampton has an independent prep school, the Walhampton School, which was founded after World War II. The school is housed in Walhampton House, a Grade-II*-listed building. [4] A pub, the Walhampton Arms, is housed in the former dairy on the estate, [5] listed at Grade II. [6]

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  2. Historic England. "Burard [sic] Neale Monument (Grade II) (1351049)". National Heritage List for England . Retrieved 29 June 2019.
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  4. Historic England. "Walhampton House Walhampton School (Grade II*) (1157615)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 29 June 2019.
  5. "About Us". Walhampton Arms. Retrieved 29 June 2019.
  6. Historic England. "Towles Country Restaurant formerly farm building range at Home Farm (Grade II) (1351026)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 29 June 2019.