Steep

Steep

Steep is a village in central Hampshire, England just outside the town of Petersfield. Since 1899 it has been the location of Bedales School, a progressive public school.

The poets Edward Thomas (from 1906) and Robert Frost (briefly) lived in the village. Thomas is commemorated by a window in the church, engraved by Laurence Whistler. It was also the home for many years of the Royal Physician Baron Horder and actor Alec Guiness.

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Steep was also the long term residence of Sir Alec Guinness, who now has a monthly cinema evening hosted in Steep Village Hall.

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