Hampshire Treasures

Volume 5 ( New Forest)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Along main A.337. Reputed to be the only avenue of Holm oak in Hampshire.     SU 303 027
2204 34
Brookley Road. Form an important feature of the viIlage.     SU 301 022
2204 36
Various species bordering the east side of Grigg Lane.     SU 300 024
2204 106
Thurston's Elm. Planted by Henry Thurston, Founder of Thurstons' Charity School, and mentioned in his will of 1744.     SU 305 023
2204 101
Differing species of tree bordering North Road.     SU 303 023
2204 102
Nature Reserve
Land bordering Setley Common in private ownership.     N.P. Act
SU 304 997
2204 43
Extensive views across open forest to north west and west.     SU 302 014
2204 39
Area of Scenic Beauty
An area of typical heathland and forest flora and fauna. Internationally of great ecological and biological importance. Centred on grid reference.     N.P. Act
SU 275 025
2204 118
Tree and Pond
South Weirs. Circular pond with overhanging oak tree. Important for its pond life.     N.P. Act
SU 287 018
2204 124
Nature Reserve
Setley Ponds and Gravel area. Interesting fauna and flora.     N.P. Act
SU 305 995
2204 64
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Stone Age
Mesolithic Flints
Several worked flints found in the gravel pit at the south east corner of Broadley Enclosure. O.S.A. No. SZ29 NE6. Ref: Archaeological Newsletter, 3. 1950, p. 64.     N.P. Act
SZ 251 985
2216 10A
Tranchet Axe (Find)
Near Red Hill. Horn-coloured flint. O.S.A. No. SU20 SE18     N.P. Act
SU 269 023
2216 08A
Bronze Age
The name Elkham Grave is often given to this area, The site of this barrow is still visible as a low mound, 10.0m. diameter and 0.1m. high. No visible traces of a ditch. O.S.A. No. SZ29 NE7. Ref: 1. P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, p.362. Ref: 2. P.H.F.C., Vol. 17, p.116.     N.P. Act
SZ 252 985
2216 11A
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