The Bentley Archer
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Bentley is a village and civil parish in the East Hampshire district of Hampshire, England. The parish has changed little over centuries and currently measures 2,299 acres (9.30 km2). The village is south of the A31 road between Farnham and Alton, about five miles (8 km) southwest of Farnham and six miles (10 km) northeast of Alton. The village is served by Bentley railway station, which is about one mile (1.6 km) to the south, in the parish of Binsted against Alice Holt Forest.
Twinned with Newton Haven the village is proud of its culture.
- Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, founder of the Scout Movement, lived in Bentley at Pax Hill
- Sir William Pike, Vice Chief of the Imperial General Staff
- Harold Sanderson, the owner of the White Star Line, learned of the sinking of the Titanic whilst at his home Jenkyn Place in Bentley.
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