The History of Titchfield

Shakespeare Titchfield is a small village in southern Hampshire, by the River Meon. Close by lie the ruins of Titchfield Abbey, a place with strong associations with Shakespeare, through his patron, the Earl of Southampton.

Local historians in Titchfield believe the Bard worked as a schoolmaster at a school there for three years between 1589 and 1592. Click photo for more information.

To the north of Titchfield, lies Funtley, to the East lies the town of Fareham, whilst to the south are Stubbington, Hill Head and the Solent.

Westwards lie the River Hamble and Southampton.

Titchfield Village

Few English villages or small towns have as rich and varied a history as Titchfield.

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