Hampshire Treasures

Volume 5 ( New Forest)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Burrard Neale Monument or Walhampton Monument. Massive stone stepped plinth, surmounted by 75ft. high tapered obelisk. Bronze armorial on eastern face. Each of the four faces of the base has a large iron plaque. Erected in 1840, to the memory of Sir Harry Burrard Neale BT. G.C.B., G.C.M.G., M.P. for Lymington in 1832. The monument is situated on a large earthen mound, of possible ancient-British origin. Access is via a public footpath on the eastern side of the river.     T. & C. P. Act
SZ 332 959
2202 17
The Fleur de Lys. Pilley. Thatched roof, brick and cob structure. Name taken from C.13 window in church showing coat of arms with Fleur de Lys of Dauphin of France (window now destroyed). Original foundations could have been C.15 by evidence in cellar.     SZ 328 982
2202 42
Forest Cottages and The Pink Cottage, Pilley Bailey. Detached cob structure, colour washed with thatched roofs.     SZ 335 986
2202 40
Greenacre, Pilley Bailey. Thatched roof, cob structure colour washed, forms part of a group.     SZ 335 986
2202 41
St. Austins. Built on the site of Battramsiey Farm 1787, and adjacent remains of an ancient chapel. House possibly took its name from the chapel belonging to the Augustine Priory at Christchurch. Ref: 1. Boldre, 1927, (Perkins). Ref: 2. Memoirs, (Gilpin).     SZ 310 981
2202 44
Roofless remains of an icehouse in the grounds of Vicar's Hill.     SZ 324 974
2202 69
Within grounds of Newtown Park. Reasonable condition.     N.P. Act
SZ 341 969
2202 70
PylewelI House. A very large icehouse in good condition.     N.P. Act
SZ 357 958
2202 71
Group F - Historical or Literary Associations
Heywood Mill. Only foundations remain, mill race and tail races stagnant. Sluice disused. Mill house restored in C.19. Ref: 1. P.H.F.C., Vol. 25, 1969. Ref: 2. A Gazetteer of the Water, Wind and Tide Mills of Hampshire, (Ellis).     SZ 319 993
2202 50
Site of Cockpit
Information from local resident. Site difficult to decipher, but field named Cock Pit. O.S.A. No. SZ39 NW3.     SZ 307 991
2201 30
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