Hampshire Treasures

Volume 5 ( New Forest)

Page 293 - Sandleheath

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
Nature Reserve
Ashford Water Meadows. Draining into the River Avon, of great ornithological interest. Meadows controlled by sluice gates constructed for flooding of surrounding fields and both banks used for agriculture. Old stone aqueduct falling into disrepair.     SU 123 142
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Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Stone Age
Neolithic Implements
Found at Reads Brickworks. Flint bone-sharpener and a scraper. Displayed in Fordingbridge Town Hall. O.S.A. No. SU11 SW28.     SU 127 149
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Bronze Age
Implement
Socketed celt axe found in clay pit between 1914 and 1920. Displayed in Fordingbridge Town Hall. Centred on grid reference. O.S.A. No. SU11 SW1.     SU 126 149
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Period Unknown
Pits
Reads Brickworks. Bowl-shaped depressions with carbonised wood. 0.8 m and 1.4 m in diameter. O.S.A. No. SU11 NW12. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 18, 1953, (Wrey and Calkin) pp.67-70.     SU 125 150
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Group D - Buildings, Monuments and Engineering Works
Manor House
C.17
Sandle Manor. Built about 1600. The old house enlarged and renovated circa. 1900. Red brick structure with tile roof. Six chimneys. Sixty-plus windows in main buildings. Sash windows with leaded lights. Two enclosed porches. Buildings converted into a preparatory school in 1936. Ref: Buildings of England; Hants. and I.O.W., (Pevnser and Lloyd), p.494.     SU 136 148
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Farmhouse
C.18
Sandle Manor Farm. Built circa. 1750. Local brick painted white. Slate roof. Twelve sash windows. Two chimneys. Granary converted to living accommodation. Extensive outbuildings.     SU 130 147
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Farmhouse
C.19
Sandle Lodge. Local brick painted white. 2 storeys. Twelve sash windows. Slate roof. Four chimneys. Open porch with glass and wooden door.     SU 125 146
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Chapel
C.20
St. Aldhelm's Chapel of Ease. Red brick. Tiled roof with bell and weathercock. Eight plain glass windows. Short gravel path to Lychgate. Ref: Buildings of England; Hants. and I.O.W., (Pevnser and Lloyd), p.494.     SU 128 147
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