Upper Clatford, Hampshire. Location map
 
  Photograph of the Crook and Shears Inn, Upper Clatford, Hampshire (Hants), England   Upper Clatford, Hampshire.

The 17th century thatched Crook and Shears Inn. Upper Clatford is one of a number of small picturesque villages near Andover which tend to feature thatched rooves.

The village is within walking distance of Andover town centre, about one and a half miles and there is a public footpath on the south-west edge of the town which goes to Upper Clatford.

 

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  Photograph of a flint and brick thatched house, Andover, Hampshire (Hants), England   Upper Clatford, Hampshire.

An 18th century brick and flint house with a thatched roof. This was originally two dwellings now converted into one. You can see that, generally, there are no pavements in this village but then there isn't much traffic either.

 

 

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  Photograph of a thatched cottage, Upper Clatford, Hampshire (Hants), England   Upper Clatford, Hampshire.

A half-timbered and rather pretty thatched cottage probably, like most of the others in the village, of 18th century origin.

Clatford is an old English term meaning 'the ford where the burdock grows'.

 

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  Photograph of a thatched house, Upper Clatford, Hampshire (Hants), England   Upper Clatford, Hampshire.

The Old Forge - now a pretty thatched cottage complete with thatched porch..

 

 

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