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Afflington appears in five entries in the Domesday Book.


There was a flourishing village at Afflington in connection with the marble and stone industries of the Later Medieval period to which Henry III granted a market and a fair in 1270 (Legg 1989: 13).

Afflington Manor

afflington manor by nigel fawcett

Afflington Manor Eastern Aspect. Copyright Nigel Fawcett 2013.

The manor house is believed to date from 1620 and was extensively remodelled during Victorian times. Rupert Scott put the property on the market with FPD Savills in 2004 for an estimated £2.25 million.

afflington manor northern aspect

Afflington Manor Northern Aspect. Copyright Nigel Fawcett 2013

Farmworker cottages in the manor grounds (shown below) have been converted to holiday lets (let as Affington Manor Cottage & Afflington Manor Lodge). In the early 1900’s the painter, Augustus John, is understood to have stayed regularly at the cottage.


afflington manor aerial

Aerial View showing position of Manor House and two semi-detached cottages in the grounds which are now holiday lets (let as Affington Manor Cottage & Afflington Manor Lodge)

Afflington Farm

afflington farm by toby 2007

Afflington Farm Buildings. Copyright Toby and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence.

The following postcard view shows the Afflington Farm buildings from the southern side.

afflington via jean smith

Afflington Farm Buildings. Postcard courtesy of Jean Smith and the late Mrs Hazel Bailey.


Afflington Lookout

Afflington Lookout is not at Afflington but is on the Kingston to Langton Matravers road overlooking Afflington.

Afflington Lookout Copyright N Chadwick and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence.

Afflington Lookout Barn

afflington lookout barn

See 1939 Register – Afflington for registered residents as at 29 September 1939

Page last updated: 19 February 2016

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