Hampshire Treasures

Volume 4 ( Winchester)

Page 62 - St John and All Saints

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Trees
St. Giles' Close. Formerly the grounds of All Saints Rectory.     T.P.O. No. 665
SU 487 290
1503 121
Trees
Western slopes of St. Giles Hill. Centred on grid reference.     SU 487 293
1503 59
Trees
St. Giles' Hill. Dense trees growing in cutting of disused Great Western Railway fine at entrance to tunnel.     SU 487 292
1503 50
Open Space
St. Giles Hill. Summit of Chalk Spur, which fails steeply to east bank of River Itchen. Formerly a bare down, on which in the Middle Ages, the St. Giles Fair, the largest fair in Europe was held every September. Encroached upon by villa building at end of the C.19, when trees to be seen today were planted. Public outcry stopped building, and saved summit and south west slopes of hill as open space, which affords magnificent views over the city and St. Catherine Hill.     SU 488 293
1503 61
Trees
Between the bypass and the houses facing Longfield Road. Mainly beech, but some coniferous trees.     T.P.O. No. 20
SU 495 298
1503 81
Viewpoint
South end of Cathedral View. Views northwest over Cathedral, southwest to St. Catherine's Hill and east to the downs above the Petersfield Road.     SU 487 288
1503 87
Trees
Chalk Ridge. Petersfield Road.     T.P.O. No. 543
SU 494 291
1503 120
Sarsen Stone No. Wl7X
Located in the garden of Chilcomb House, Chilcomb Lane.     SU 492 284
1503 125
Trees
South side of Chilcomb Lane from Chilcomb House to the Bar End Road. Mostly large horse-chestnut trees.     T.P.O. No. 20
SU 489 283
1503 110
Trees
Chilcomb House, Chilcomb Lane. Mainly deciduous trees to the south, east and north- east. Centred on grid reference.     T.P.O. No. 20
SU 492 284
1503 109A
Trees
Durngate Bridge. Willow trees overhanging the mill races at the site of Durngate Mill.     C.A.
SU 486 296
1503 53
Trees
Southwest from Easton Lane to the east side of the bypass. A shelter belt of coniferous and deciduous trees.     T.P.O. No. 20
SU 495 302
1503 39
Trees
Easton Lane. A lime tree and yew tree on the southwest boundary of the site of St. Martin's Church.     SU 489 299
1503 43
Trees
Easton Lane, adjacent to Winnall Farm. Screen of chestnut trees.     SU 489 298
1503 44
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