Hampshire Treasures

Volume 5 ( New Forest)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Woodland
Coffin Holms and Beacon Hill. Mainly beech, oak and holly.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 201 030
2402 23
Woodland
Ridley Wood. Ref: Records of Burley, p. 242.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 203 062
2402 141
Woodland
Sandy Shoot Hill. Fine firs and horse chestnuts 'beautify this dangerous hill'. Ref: Records of Burley, p. 245.     SU 207 033
2402 28
Woodland
Slap Wood. Consists of beech, oak and holly.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 210 022
2402 24
Wood land
Church Wood. Miracle Trees. So named because they break into leaf at Christmas time. Possibly caused by injury to bough inducing the sap to rise early. Ref: Records of Burley, p.118.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 216 032
2402 61
Woodland
Vereley Wood. Ref: Record of Burley, p.178.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 198 051
2402 63
Woodland
Wards Plantation. Mixed soft and hard woods.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 212 042
2402 66
Physio-graphical Feature
North-east of Cranes Moor. Conical hill.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 194 033
2402 76
View Point
Heavens Gate. Pleasant views from footpath north east of Shoot Wood.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 234 033
2402 26
View Point
Picket Plain. Open forest views to Purbeck and Cranbourne Chase, from footpath Picket Post to Burley Street.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 193 057
2402 22
Stream Reach
Mill Lawn Brook with waterfall at site of old mill.     SU 203 071
2402 81
Lake and Garden
Vereley Lake within extensive C.20 garden with specimen shrubs. An area of outstanding interest. Ref: Records of Bueley, p. 178.     SU 203 053
2402 82
Area of Ecological Importance
With the exception of the urban areas of Burley and Binley Street. The whole area is of international scientific importance. It is a complex of woodland, heathland and acid grassland, shrub and valley bog, supporting a richness and diversity of wildlife. Centred on grid reference.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 215 015
2402 145
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