Below is a collection of historic pictures taken in Bentworth. If you have any old photos you would like to share, please email

The village green towards Medstead, early 1900s. The ‘Lords Waste’ footpath is on the right.

The Rectory (present day Mulberry House), early 1900s

St Mary’s Church, early 1900s

The Sun Inn, 1890s(?)

St Mary’s Church, 1920s

Bentworth and Lasham railway station, 1930s

St Mary’s Church, 1930s

Unknown location (possibly New Copse Farm), 1910

Bentworth Lodge, 1910

The village green, c.1905. King’s Poorhouse is seen in the foreground.

Telegraph office (now ‘The Old Post Office’), c.1905.

Bentworth Hall, c.1905

Snowdrifts at Sun Hill, 1927

Snowdrifts at Ham Corner, 1927

Bentworth and Lasham railway station, early 1910s

Flooding at Holt End Lane, 1925

Erection of the World War I Centopath, c.1919

Detail from the map of Wivelrod Farm, 1742. This is the earliest known map of Bentworth parish.

Tithe map of Bentworth village centre, 1840.

Swain’s Farmhouse just before its demolition in 1947. The foundations can still be found today in the field behind the church.

Drawing of St Mary’s Church as it appeared in c.1840. Artist unknown