Hampshire Treasures

Volume 5 ( New Forest)

Page 118 - Exbury and Lepe

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Period Unknown
Deserted Settlement
Gatewood in Exbury. Gatewood Farm. Centred on grid reference. Ref: V.C.H., Vol. 1, p. 513.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 433 010
2210 23
Promontory Fort
Defended on the west by the River Beaulieu and on east by a bank and outer ditch. O.S.A. No. SZ49 NW3. Ref: Ancient Earthworks in the New Forest, 1917, (Sumner), p.119.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
A.O.N.B.
SZ 419 987
2210 02
Hand Axe
Probably of Palaeolithic date. Found above high tide mark, Inchmery Beach. Axe worn by sea, top half missing. O.S.A. No. SZ49 NW7. Ref: P.H.F.C., New Forest section, 1963, (Atkinson).     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
A.O.N.B.
SZ 434 986
2210 20
Group D - Buildings, Monuments and Engineering Works
Chapel (Site)
C.13
St. Katherine. Outline of walls can be traced. First mentioned in 1291, pulled down in 1827, when the present church was built. O.S.A. No. SZ49 NW4. Ref: V.C.H., Vol. 3, p.290.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
A.O.N.B.
SZ 420 987
2210 03
Church
C.19
St. Katherine. Gothic style. Stone structure. C.13 font of Purbeck marble from the old church. Northwest tower. The original site of the church was nearer the sea.     T. & C.P. Act
N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 426 002
2210 07
Mansion
Exbury House. Stone structure with slate roof. A large and imposing mansion, mostly rebuilt at a comparatively recent date. Shallow porch with Doric columns and plain parapet. Early C.19 office wing on east.     T. & C.P. Act
N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 423 001
2210 08
Farmhouse
Lower Exbury Farm. Brick and rubble with tile roofs and brick stacks. Gabled porch. 2 storeys. Wooden casement windows.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SZ 420 988
2210 09
Quay
Lepe Quay. Remains of a wooden quay built to serve the brickyards in the locality. Coastal trade gradually diminished with the coming of the railways. Ref: Hampshire Industrial Archaeology, a guide, (Ellis), p.43.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
A.O.N.B.
SU 431 988
2210 22
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