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Godshill is a village and civil parish and in New Forest National Park in Hampshire, England. It is about 1.5miles east of the town of Fordingbridge.The villageGodshill is a small village scattered on either side of the B3078 road east of Fordingbridge. The village is generally 18th and 19th century in date, with a number of cob-and-thatched cottages intermixed with brick-with-slate-roof buildings. The village pub is known as "The Fighting Cocks" because there was once a cockpit here. The village cricket pitch of Godshill Cricket Club is 0.5miles east of Godshill village, surrounded by the gorse and heather of the New Forest. Godshill is also the location of the Sandy Balls holiday park.HistoryPeople have lived in the Godshill area since prehistoric times. On Cockley Hill, east of Godshill, an earth pit, used for boiling water, has been discovered dating from the Bronze Age, around 3000 years ago. 0.5miles west of the village is the Iron Age fort of Frankenbury Camp. The east bank of the River Avon at Armsley, in the north-west of the parish, has yielded evidence of Iron Age and Roman era occupation. Four coins of the Durotriges tribe were found in 1959 together with a bronze fibula. Excavations have also found glazed pottery dating from a 1st/2nd century AD, as well as evidence for metal-working.
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