Rowledge, St James (27K)

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Rowledge: St James
Rowledge is derived from the 'Rough Ditch' separating Surrey from Hampshire.

Astride the county boundary
an untoward community
engaged in fields and forestry
was seen to lack authority;
And so, in eighteen-seventy,
for this robust vicinity,
St James's new facility
was built to bring stability.
It stands in Hampshire, though with Surrey bound,
and spreads its leafy parish all around.