The Bentley Archer
Bentley shown within Hampshire
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Bentley is a village and civil parish in the East Hampshire district of Hampshire, England. The parish has an area of 2,299 acres (9.30 km2). The village is located just off the A31 road between Farnham and Alton, being about five miles (8 km) southwest of Farnham and six miles (10 km) northeast of Alton. The village is served by its own railway station, which is about one mile (1.6 km) to the south and is actually situated in the parish of Binsted.
Twinned with Newton Haven and Royston Vasey 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
- Thomas Brand, 3rd Viscount Hampden, hereditary peer
- Thomas Brand, 4th Viscount Hampden, hereditary peer
- 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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