Hampshire Treasures

Volume 1 ( Winchester City District)

Page 15 - Bishops Waltham

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
Viewing Points and Trees
Vernon Hill. Elevated area, large oak in front of Green Gables. Evergreen oak at crossroads. Yew hedge and chestnuts.     SU 553 186
1901 115
Trees
Pepperbox Hill, Winchester Road. Centred on grid reference.     T.P.O. No. 206
SU 544 179
1901 142
Trees
In grounds of Casa Mia, Victoria Road. Two pine trees.     T.P.O. No. 302
SU 548 175
1901 143
Trees
In the garden of Little Green, The Hangers. One sycamore.     T.P.O. No. 603
SU 557 180
1901 144
River of the Lord
Used to run eastwards out of the pond. Passes behind Brook Street, under A333 to Palace Grounds. May be the former outer bailey of the Castle, (now the Palace Ruins). Water level lowered, now dry. Named after Lord of the Manor.     C.A.
SU 553 175
1901 113
Area of Scenic Beauty
Part of East Hampshire Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 550 196
1901 128
Pond
C.12/13
Junction A.333/B.3035. Formerly the mediaeval fish pond for the Bishop's Palace. Records show was cleaned out in 1220.     C.A.
SU 552 174
1901 131
Sarsen Stones No. 8D
Five stones in the garden of the Lime House.     C.A.
SU 555 176
1901 140
Sarsen Stone No. 8C
At the entrance to Rose Cottage, Beech Lane.     SU 557 187
1901 141
Sarsen Stone No. 8A
Street corner of Little Shore Lane/Basingwell Street.     C.A.
SU 554 174
1901 145
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Stone Age
Flint Working Site (Mesolithic)
North of Station Road. Raw material extracted from Valley Gravels, and processed with flakes on the site. Finds and details in Portsmouth City Museum who excavated site. O.S.A. No. SU51 NE15.     SU 552 175
1901 134
Bronze Age
Bell Barrow
Little Shore Lane. Site excavated 1953/54. Finds included food vessel, sherds and flints. Replica of an urn in local museum. Original in Winchester City Museum with rest of finds. O.S.A No. SU51 NE9.     SU 555 173
1901 100
Barrows (2)
West Hoe. Site in pasture field. Spearhead found 1845.     S.A.M. No. 159
SU 568 173
1901 89
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