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Froxfield

Froxfield in Hampshire is a village and a parish containing several small hamlets including Privett. The village stands 3ΒΌ mile WNW of Petersfield within the East Hampshire Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and sits on high ground with stunning views of the hangers. Some of the history of Froxfield includes the Romans, who have left traces of an encampment in the south of the Parish. Fragments of an earthwork running across the Parish are supposed to have formed part of the boundary between the ancient kingdoms of Wessex and Sussex. The village has two churches, St Peter on the green, built in 1884 on the site of the original 12th century church and St Peter's, High cross was built in 1862 after the original Norman parish church at Froxfield Green was demolished, it contains the Norman pillars from the previous church. - Pubs: The two highest pubs in Hampshire are The White Horse, more commonly known as The Pub With No Name and The Trooper Inn which at the beginning of the First World War it is said that the pub was used as a recruiting centre for troops, although it is not known whether this was the source of the Trooper name. - Froxfield C.of E. Infant School: The school has roughly 38 pupils and age ranges from 4 - 7 years old. With a friendly, welcoming atmosphere and its excellent and very approachable staff the school is an exciting, lively and caring school which provides for the spiritual, moral, intellectual, cultural and social development of each child within a caring Christian environment.