Hampshire Treasures

Volume 3 ( Hart and Rushmoor)

Page 11 - Crondall

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Viewpoint
Queen's View, Dora's Green Lane, Warren Corner, Ewshot. Uninterrupted view over meadowland to the village and beyond to the North Hampshire highlands, extending from Lasham to Basingstoke. Often visited by Queen Victoria.     SU 815 493
2002 99
Viewpoint
The Mount, Clare Park. Footpath over south slope from Dora's Green to Clare Park House and Crondall.     SU 808 481
2002 101
Chaikpit
Barley Pound Copse. One example of at least thirty in the parish. Used for marling land from pre-Roman times. Crondall gets its name from the 'Crondellan' or chalkpits. The habitat of chalk loving plants.     SU 797 468
2002 148
Site of Natural Interest
Itchel Springs, Mill Lane. Tributary of the Hart River. Footpath No. 12 from Hyde Lane to Mill Lane skirts the spring pond.     SU 785 499
2002 118
Sandpits
Sandpits in Bagshot sand underlying possible glacial gravel deposits on the heights of and around, Caesar's Camp, which rise to their highest level at a point near Heath Brow. Centred on grid reference.     SU 827 498
2002 158
Ecological
North-eastern end of parish consists of heath and woodland. Rest of parish consists of north-south belt of clay which separates the heath area from the chalk hills and Hart River valley. The Bagshot gravel supports mostly conifers and birch, with some oak, beech and whitethorn. Centred on grid reference.     SU 800 490
2002 159
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Stone Age
Occupation and Flint
Heath Brow. Many mesolithic implements found including scrapers, saws, long blades and two axes. Several other sites noted in the area, though some have been obliterated. Some finds in Willmer House Museum, Farnham. O.S.A. No. SU84 NW52. Ref: Surrey Archaeological Society, a Survey of the Prehistory of the Farnham District, (Rankine), p.115.     SU 822 493
2002 112
Paleolothic Axe
Found in garden of Thorn's Farm. Could be discarded collectors item. O.S.A. No. SU74 NE13.     SU 773 475
2002 156
Mesolithic Axe Head
Found on Crondall Hill. Tranchet axe with white patina. O.S.A. No. SU74 NE12. Ref: Stroud Collection.     SU 790 480
2002 151
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