Hampshire Treasures

Volume 5 ( New Forest)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
Trees
Hatchet Green. Various species including oak, ash, birch, holly, lawson cypress, chestnut and hawthorn. Centred on grid reference.     T.P.O. No. 1009
SU 193 191
2407 27
Site of Natural Interest
Hale Purlieu. An area of heath and valley bog with typical flora and fauna, within the perambulations of the New Forest. Centred on grid reference.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 200 180
2407 29
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Bronze Age
Boiling Mound
Hale Purlieu. South east of Hatchet Green. In an area of open forest.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 202 183
2407 02
Boiling Mound (Remains)
South west of Radnor Firs, on parish boundary. Wide spread of calcined flints along the boundary ditch suggests the mound's existence. Recorded by parish council as suicide graves. O.S.A. No.SU21 NW12. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 24, 1967, (Pasmore & Pallister), p.15.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 206 179
2407 19
Barrow (Remains)
Windmill Ball'. Almost certainly a mill mound, possibly over the original barrow. 22 m in diameter and up to 2 m high. Surrounded by a ditch. Centre removed. O.S.A. No. SU11 NE18. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1935.     SU 194 191
2407 04
Urn
Middle Bronze Age bucket-shaped urn discovered at Millersford Plantation. O.S.A. No. SU21 NW11. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 22, 1961, p.119.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 202 180
2407 28
Bronze Age/Iron Age
Pot Base
Found Hatchet Copse. Fragment of course gritty ware, retained by Fordingbridge Town Hall. O.S.A. No. SU11 NE20.     SU 193 186
2407 06
Post Norman
Ancient Site
Deserted mediaeval village of Hale, due to the Black Death. Hundred = Fordingbridge. Ref: 1. V.C.H., Vol. 4, p. 577. Ref: 2. Inquisitio post mortem, June 24 1356. Ed I I I.     SU 178 188
2407 17
Possible Pillow Mound
South east of Hale Farm. 17 m long, 7 m wide and up to 1.2 m high. Built of gravel and flanked by ditches. O.S.A. No. SU11 NE30.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 194 182
2407 18
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