Hampshire Treasures

Volume 5 ( New Forest)

Page 271 - Ringwood

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
Trees
Poulner Farm. Trees consist of one walnut and one yew.     T.P.O. No. 509
SU 164 062
2411 83
Tree
No. 74, Northfield Road. One walnut at the rear.     T.P.O. No. 459
SU 156 061
2411 82
Trees
Merton Grove, Gravel Lane. Varieties include poplar, beech, elm and lime.     T.P.O. No. 502
SU 150 058
2411 84
Trees
Southampton Road. Several trees of differing species.     T.P.O. No. 1003
SU 157 057
2411 85
Trees
No. 39, Bickerley Road. Group of willow trees at the rear of the property.     T.P.O. No. 622
SU 148 050
2411 86
Tree
South of Gingerbread Cottage, Eastfield Lane. An individual oak.     T.P.O. No. 646
SU 161 057
2411 125
Trees
Site of Old Mill House, Bickerley Common. A holm oak and a beech.     T.P.O. No. 1069
SU 147 049
2411 126
Heathland
Bisterne Common. An area of heathland and valley bog, continuous with the New Forest, but outside its perambulation, with good typical species.     SU 185 015
2411 129
Area of Scenic Beauty
Ringwood Parish contains part of the Avon Valley, which is of immense ornithological interest for the wildfowl it supports. It also includes part of the Bicton - Blashford S.S.S.I., which comprises of flood meadows flanking the River Avon which are an important wildfowl resort, particularly for over wintering flocks of geese.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 141 065
2411 130
Area of Scenic Beauty
An area of typical lowland flora and fauna. Internationally of great ecological and biological importance. Centred on grid reference.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 183 051
2411 127
Gravel Pits
Part of the Blashford and Ibsley complex, several pits have yet to be excavated. Kingfisher Lake is of national importance for the wetland birdlife it supports.     SU 155 064
2411 128
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Stone Age
Implements
Plano-convex knife found at Hangersley Hill 1931. Now in Winchester Museum. Flint celt found in the same area 1938. O.S.A. No. SU10 NE14.     SU 171 063
2411 80
Implement
Poulner Gravel Pit. Yellow stained hand axe with squared flat butt. O.S.A. No. SU10 NE11. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 9, 1924, (Crawford), pp.173-8.     SU 167 063
2411 77
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