Hampshire Treasures

Volume 1 ( Winchester City District)

Page 253 - Soberton

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
Views and Woodland
Beech wood and water meadows. Public footpath from Droxford Church to Meonstoke. Beech wood covenanted to National Trust.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 611 183
1911 49
Area of Scenic Beauty
Meon River Valley. The low-lying parts subject to flooding. Haunt of wildlife.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 607 172
1911 50
Tree
The Big Tree - stands in the middle of the four crossroads, locally known as Big Tree Corner. Hybrid of maple or plane tree.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 612 166
1911 48
Trees
Row of lime trees running south west from St. Peter's Church, with a few trees of other species at south west end of row.     T.P.O. No. 42
N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 608 166
1911 59
Trees
Mixed coniferous and deciduous trees adjoining east side of One Hundred Acres Road.     T.P.O. No. 407
SU 595 120
1911 58
Mulberry Tree
Manor Farm, Soberton. Tree of great age.     N. P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 612 167
1911 13
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Stone Age
Flint Working Site
Neolithic site now under crop. O.S.A. No. SU61 NW12. Ref: British Museum Quarterly 11, 1936-37, P. 101.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 616 183
1911 38
Working Site
Mesolithic site. South east of West Lodge. Finds include a finely worked scraper, a large scraper with inverse retouch, one rough small scraper, and fragments of a Neolithic polished axe. O.S.A. No. SU61 SW10.     SU 600 122
1911 57
Iron Age
Gold Coin (Find)
Uninscribed, found 1881.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 610 160
1911 41
Crop Mark
No obvious signs on ground. Located by aerial photography.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 620 174
1911 40
Roman
Inhumations (2)
Brigden Coffin Field, off Station Road. Two stone coffins found 1880-1881. One in Soberton churchyard, one in situ. Ref: V.C.H., Vol. 3, p. 266.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 617 173
1911 12
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