"Capability Brown was possibly the most significant landscape designer of all time. His achievements read like a list of our finest stately homes, and to have some of his work on our doorstep is indeed a great privilege. However, to local people, the North Stoneham Estate offers much more than a prime example of eighteenth century landscape design. To them, Stoneham is important for different reasons. The overwhelming response to a recent request for information in the Borough News, is indicative of great importance that local people attach to this land."
-Cllr. W Luffman and Cllr P Wall, joint chairs, Eastleigh Area Committee, 1999
 
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Restoration of Shrine completed

Published by FONSP on June 6, 2011
On 6 May 2011, with the carved lintels gilded with gold leaf by Emily Willis Fleming, the restoration of the Stoneham War Shrine was completed. The Shrine was rededicated at a special service and act of remembrance on 22 May 2011. Following the Service, the Stoneham Spring Fayre was held there and the cows were welcomed into the Park.

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