Hampshire Treasures

Volume 5 ( New Forest)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
Trees
Picket Post, on Ellingham/Ringwood Parish boundary. Adjoining the north side of A.31.     T.P.O. No. 269
N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 191 061
2405 34
Trees
Highwood Copse, Linford.     T.P.O. No. 94
SU 174 072
2405 35
Tree
Single tulip tree in the grounds of Willow Thatch, Salisbury Road, Blashford.     T.P.O. No. 1082
SU 149 070
2405 47
Trees
North End Farm, Harbridge. Individual trees. Fifteen oak, three ash and a single beech. Located over a wide area. Centred on grid reference.     T.P.O. No. 1094
SU 142 111
2408 42A
Trees
North End Farm, Harbridge. An oak and ash on plot of land bounded by Kent Lane, Cobley Wood and Cobley Cottage.     T.P.O. No. 1094/1
SU 140 104
2408 43A
Trees
Cuckoo Copse, Gorley. Interesting area of ash woodland.     SU 169 108
2405 51A
Ecological Features
Semi-natural woodland which covers most of the parish. Dominated by beech, oak and holly. Extensive heathland and plantations of various ages and species. Centred on grid reference.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 205 095
2405 33
Landscape Feature
Moyles Court Gravelpit. Part of Blashford and Ibsley gravelpits complex, of ornithological interest, gravel still remains to be extracted from the area.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 165 085
2405 52
Landscape Feature
Blashford and Ibsley gravelpits. Pits still worked. Those completed support a rich wetland bird life, which in several pits is of national importance to wildlife conservation.     SU 165 075
2405 50
Site of Natural Interest
Three-quarters of the eastern part of the parish is an area rich in diverse fauna, flora and wildlife, and is of international scientific importance.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 195 085
2405 48
Site of Natural Interest
Avon Valley Flood Plain. Many of the meadows remain relatively unimproved and are of botanical importance. The Avon Valley is of international ornithological importance for the wetland species it supports.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 145 095
2405 49A
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Stone Age
Implement
Neolithic polished chert axe. Found on ploughed land which was formerly part of Ibsley Airfield. O.S.A. No. SU10 NE1.     SU 150 083
2405 04
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