Hampshire Treasures

Volume 1 ( Winchester City District)

Page 143 - Itchen Stoke and Ovington

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
Yew Hedge
Attractive yew hedge surrounding Eveniode Cottage. Part adjoins the main road through ltchen Stoke.     SU 556 324
2619 15A
Ovington Park. Area of parkland south of the ltchen and east of the village of Ovington.     T.P.O. No. 14
SU 563 314
2619 24
Area of Scenic Beauty
Situated between Ovington Down Farm and Longwood Warren House.     N.P. Act
SU 545 276
2619 26
Water Meadows
Ovington. 21 acres of fen and herb, rich wet grassland bordering the River ltchen. Ornithological interest. A site of special scientific interest. Centred on grid reference.     N.P. Act
SU 566 317
2619 48
On north and west boundaries of churchyard. Protected trees include five lime, one ash, one cupressus and five yew.     T.P.O. No. 228
SU 559 324
2619 47
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Bronze Age
Bowl Barrows
Abbotstone Farm. Site is situated near the boundary with ltchen Stoke Down. Two of the barrows might be of the saucer type. O.S.A. No. SU53 SE3. Ref: 1. P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938-40, (Grinsell), p.353. Ref: 2. R.A.F. A.P.'s CPE/UK/1842/3154/5.     SU 555 344
2619 08
Bowl Barrows (Site)
ltchen Stoke Down. Near the boundary with Abbotstone Farm. Land under plough. O.S.A. No. SU53 SE1. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938-40, (Grinsell), p.353.     SU 553 344
2619 29
Barrows (Site)
Fob Down Farm. Site of two barrows is situated between sheep drove and Andover water plantation. Visible as soil marks on aerial photographs. O.S.A. No. SU53 SE28.     SU 567 338
2619 33
Bowl Barrow
North of A31 and south-west Ovington Park. O.S.A. No. SU53 SE12.     SU 555 305
2619 36A
Barrow (Saucer)
Ovington Down Farm. Situated in a field between Cander Down and Temple Valley. O.S.A. No. SU52 NW14. Ref: R.A.F. A.P.'s CPE/UK/2332/5086-7 and 540/A/5064/5081.     N.P. Act
SU 545 274
2619 39
Iron Age
Oliver's Battery, Abbotstone Down. Fortified encampment. Ref: An Archaeology of South East England, (Copley), p. 253.     S.A.M. No. 58
N.P. Act
SU 584 362
2619 01
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