Hampshire Treasures

Volume 5 ( New Forest)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Trees
Fairways formerly Sapatoom, Sway Road. A number of varied species standing in the garden area of the above property.     T.P.O. No. 1061/7
SZ 244 965
1201 85B
Area of Ecological Interest
Little Wooton Inclosure. An area of woodland, heathland, acid grassland, scrub and valley bog, supporting a great richness and diversity of wildlife and is of international scientific importance.     N. P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SZ 225 987
1201 86B
Fossil Beds
Cliffs and Foreshore. Bartons Fossils are renowned world-wide, and displayed in many museums. An area of scenic beauty and views. Ref: 1. Fossilia Hantoniensis' (Brander and Solander), 1766. Ref: 2. Gentlemans Magazine, (Brander), 1766.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SZ 218 930
1203 2A
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Stone Age
Stone Age Implements
Two Palaeolithic hand axes were found in gravel excavated from pits at the Ashleywood-Arnewood site. Exact level unknown. Now in the Red House Museum, Christchurch. A third axe was found in 1962. O.S.A. No. SZ29 SE8. Ref: P.H.F.C., New Forest Section, Report 3, 1964, (Badcock-Cobb), p.7.     SZ 256 946
1204 43C
Palaeolith Implement
Reported to have been found in Bashley Wild ground. O.S.A. No. SZ29 NW3.     SZ 234 962
1201 61B
Bronze Age
Implement
Hourglass perforated stone hammer or mace, dug up in the garden of the Church Hall, Old Milton, 1930-1. O.S.A. No. SZ29 SW7.     SZ 237 944
1202 37D
Remains
Barton Common. Bucket urn, Deverel-Rimbury culture, found in barrow, 1.2 m from the surface. Urn contained calcined bones and a flint. Urn was in upright position and decorated with impressions. Barrel urn with three bronze beads also found. Pieces of bronze in Red House Museum. O.S.A. No. SZ29 SW3. Ref: 1. P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938, (Girnsell), p.21. Ref: 2. Bronze Age Pottery 2, (Abercromby), pp.40, 382. Ref: 3. Antiquities Journal, Vol. 13, 1933, (Hawkes), pp.4, 449. Ref: 4. V.C.H., Vol. 5, p.124.     SZ 246 931
1204 57C
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