Hampshire Treasures

Volume 5 ( New Forest)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
Trees
Belt of trees southeast of Greenbank Farm, Lower Daggons Road. Compasses Hotel.     T. P.O. No. 188
C.A.
SU 104 159
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Tree
Three-stemmed Lawson cypress in car park.     T.P.O. No. 1127
C.A.
SU 105 161
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River Valley
Allen River Valley. A former catchment watermeadow with an interesting flora.     SU 100 168
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Viewing Point
Top of Ashridge Hill.     SU 103 149
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Sarsen Stone No. 21A
West of Kingland Copse. One example of a sandstone boulder dating from prehistoric times. Often used in olden days for religious purposes, also served as boundary marks in ancient fields. Ref: 1. The Kennet Valley Sarsen Industry, Wiltshire Archaeological Magazine No. 63, 1968, pp.83-93. Ref: 2. Hampshire Field Club Newsletter, Vol. 2, Nos. 9 & 10, 1975, (Gallup), pp.116-118.     SU 079 158
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Sarsen Stone
Churchyard of St. George. On the south east face of the stone a circle of 0.5m. diameter is incised, containing a plain incised cross. Circle and cross are cut about 1 in. deep. Possibly marked the Manor boundary at one time. O.S.A. No. SU11 NW6.     SU 107 158
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Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Bronze Age
Barrow (Site)
Bokerley Dyke Plantation. No trace remains. O.S.A. No. SUO1 NE22. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938, (Grinsell), p. 356.     SU 092 188
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Bowl Barrow
East of Bokerley Dyke Plantation. 13.5m. in diameter and 1.3 m. high. Much mutilated. O.S.A. No. SUO1 NE21. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938, (Grinsell), p. 356.     SU 090 187
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Bowl Barrows (4)
Knoll Down. Centred on grid reference. A - 19m. diameter 2.1 m. high, ditch ploughed out. B - 17m. diameter 1.5m. high. C - 16m. diameter 0.6m. high. D - 11m. diameter 1.0m. high, mutilated by fencing. Traces of a fifth mound. O.S.A. No. SU01 NE20. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938-40, (Grinsell), p.356.     SU 088 191
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