Hampshire Treasures

Volume 5 ( New Forest)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Mediaeval Village Site
Yaldhurst Lane. Village name of Yaldhurst preserved as that of farm and lane. Assessed in Domesday Book. Traces of road visible as causeway 0.2m. high and 5.0m wide. Covered with grass but composed of shingle flints and flat rocks. Doubt remains over location of village. Centred on grid reference. O.S.A. No. SZ39 NW18. Ref: 1. Archaeological News Letter. Vol. 4, No. 12, 1953, (Colson), pp.1-3. Ref: 2. Historical Geography of England before 1800. (Darby), pp.175-6. Ref: 3. Lost Villages of England, 1954, (Beresford). Ref: 4. Survey of Southampton, 1964, (Lloyd), p.184.     SZ 307 957
1207 59A
Salterns (Remains)
First mentioned in 1132, and continued in use until 1865. Replaced by oyster beds. Now disused marsh- land with some enclosing banks. Circular site of mill, mound 1.2m. high and 12.0m. across remains. Also mould with overgrown brick structure and rectangular pond of unknown date. To south large saltern retaining bank ends in rectangular platform. Probably site of building. Centred on grid reference. Site of special scientific interest and of outstanding natural beauty. O.S.A. No. SZ39 SW1. Ref: 1. P.H.F.C., Vol. 24, 1967, (Lloyd), pp.86-102. Ref: 2. Field Archaeology as Illustrated by Hampshire, 1915, (Williams-Freeman), p.78. Ref: 3. Ancient Earthworks of the New Forest, 1917, (Sumner), pp.117-8.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
A.O.N.B.
SZ 318 923
1207 18A
Earth Bank
Eastern side of North Street, Pennington, bordering Priestlands School and the Gurney Dixon Centre. Centred on grid reference.     SZ 314 948
1209 516A
Earth Bank
Eastern side of Yaldhurst Lane, Pennington. Marked by hedgerow. Centred on grid reference.     SZ 307 953
1209 517A
Bank and Hedgerow
Surrounding field system adjoining the northern side of Northover Road, Pennington. Probable boundaries of mediaeval field system. Provides good wildlife habitat. Centred on grid reference.     SZ 304 958
1209 518A
Banks and Hedgerows
Probably mediaeval field boundaries along line from stile at Footpath No. 59 to footbridge over stream. Centred on grid reference.     SZ 307 958
1209 519A
Group C - Footpaths, Bridleways and Old Travelways
Footpath and Woodland
From Sway Road to Southampton Road. Woods adjoining Buckland Rings. Wildlife habitat.     SZ 313 969
1208 57B
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