SU3002 : Informative blackboards at Rose & Crown pub, Brockenhurst

taken 12 years ago, near to Brockenhurst, Hampshire, Great Britain

Informative blackboards at Rose & Crown pub, Brockenhurst
Informative blackboards at Rose & Crown pub, Brockenhurst
The lefthand board reads:-
"1079: New Forest created by William I
1110: William II (Rufus) killed while hunting in the Forest
1483: New Forest Act allows enclosures for growing timber
1611: First recorded felling for Navy timber
1776: Scots Pine introduced at Cricknell & Bolderwood
1851: Deer Removal Act - unsuccessful attempt to destroy all deer in the Forest
1877: Verderer's powers changed to protect Commoner's interests known as the Commoners Charter
1924: National Trust takes over management of the New Forest's Crown Lands
1939: Ten airfields built in & around the Forest inc. Beaulieu, Holmsley and Stoney Cross
1949: New Forest Act - Verderer's enclosures created
1971: New Forest declared a site of Special Scientific Interest
1992: Government agrees special status equivalent to a National Park
2004: New Forest declared a National Park"

I'm wondering if there ought to be a mention of the Forestry Commission.
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Tuesday, 16 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 18 May, 2006
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Public house > Public house   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SU 302 023 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:49.1677N 1:34.3593W
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