Hampshire Treasures

Volume 1 ( Winchester City District)

Page 271 - Sparsholt

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
Woodland
Crab Wood. 183 acres of woodland south of Sparsholt. Trees include oak, beech and hazel. Centred on given grid reference. Part is County Open Space. Site of special scientific interest; part is Hants. and I.O.W. Naturalists' Trust Reserve.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
C.O.S.
SU 430 290
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Avenue of Trees
Lime Avenue, Lainston House. Avenue of lime trees leading up to Lainston House from the Stockbridge road. Known to have been planted in C.17.     SU 444 316
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Avenue of Trees
Horse-Chestnut Avenue. Part of the Stockbridge road. The trees were planted about 1920 by the late Samuel Bostock.     SU 454 316
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Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Bronze Age
Bowl Barrows (2)
Sited in Burrow Copse to the west of Burrow Road. Both barrows are covered in undergrowth, but are still quite visible. O.S.A. No. SU42 NW2.     SU 424 294
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Bowl Barrow
Now only visible as a mark in the chalk due to ploughing. The site is on Moor Court Farm, north of Well Copse. O.S.A. No. SU43 SW4. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938-40, (Grinsell), pp.219 and 353.     SU 420 308
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Bowl and Disc Barrows
This site is at Moor Court Farm, west of Sparsholt. Has been ploughed out, only chalk marks remain. O.S.A. No. SU43 SW2. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938-40, (Grinsell), p.353.     SU 421 310
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Bowl and Disc Barrows (5)
Site is at Moor Court Farm. Sites are located here but none of the barrows are visible due to ploughing. O.S.A. No. SU43 SW10. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 13, 1939-40, (Grinsell), pp.218 and 353.     SU 415 320
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Round Barrow
Small round barrow sited on the edge of West Wood in the south of the parish. It is now a 3ft. deep hollow some 6ft. in diameter. Known locally as Robin Hood's Butt. O.S.A. No. SU42 NW11. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938-40, (Grinsell), pp.29, 30, 353.     S.A.M. No. 80
N.P. Act
C.O.S.
SU 413 293
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