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The Parchment Makers

1 Park Road North, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1HE

Parchment-making was once an important industry in Havant, recalled by this pub’s name. Havant parchment was used for important treaties, such as the Treaty of Versailles. The town’s parchment was particularly prized for its whiteness, since all other types tended to be yellow. Its unique colour has often been attributed to chalk in the water from Homewell spring, close to this pub. Havant’s last parchment yard closed in 1936.




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