Steep is a village and civil parish in the East Hampshire district of Hampshire, England. It is 1.4 miles (2.3 km) north of Petersfield, just off the A3 road.
The nearest railway station is Petersfield, 1.4 miles (2.3 km) south of the village.
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 Guinness.
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Famous quotes containing the word steep:
“I asked if I got sick and died, would you
With my black funeral go walking too,
If youd stand close to hear them talk or pray
While Im let down in that steep bank of clay.”
—J.M. (John Millington)
“O sleep! O gentle sleep!
Natures soft nurse, how have I frighted thee,
That thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down,
And steep my senses in forgetfulness?”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
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—Ernest Hemingway (18991961)