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Telephone code: 01420
Postcode: GU34
Population: 31000
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Gilbert White House and Oates Museum. Once home to the Rev. Gilbert White, the 17th century naturalist and author of the world-famous Natural History and Antiquities, the house has many displays including the original manuscript. It also houses the Oates Museum with artefacts of Captain Lawrence Oates on Scott’s Antarctic exploration. 18th century garden, follies and tea room. - Carol

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