Hampshire Treasures

Volume 5 ( New Forest)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
Tyrrells Ford. Various species standing in the area. Centred on grid reference.     T.P.O. No. 481
SZ 149 996
2414 16A
Area of Ecological Importance
Part of the flood plain of the Avon Valley. An important area for wetland birdlife and interesting flora and fauna.     SZ 141 993
2414 42
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Stone Age
Polished flint axe found south of Hillside Farm, a few inches below the surface. Retained by Bournemouth Archaeological Centre. O.S.A. No. SU10 SE20.     SU 183 003
2414 33
Bronze Age
Round Barrow (Site)
North east of All Saint's Church. No trace now remains. O.S.A. No. SZ19 NE1.     S.A.M. No. 174
SZ 197 999
2414 31
Round Barrow
North west of Avon Tyrrell. 24 m in diameter and 2 m high. No ditch visible. Mutilated. O.S.A. No. SU10 SE14.     S.A.M. No. 307
SU 181 006
2414 09
Bowl Barrow (Site)
East of Avon Tyrrell. No trace visible on the ground. O.S.A. No. SU10 SE17.     SU 188 002
2414 30
Barrow (Site)
Dean Hill. No trace can be found at ground level. O.S.A. No. SZ19 NE11. Ref: Earthworks of the New Forest, 1917, (Sumner), p.120.     SZ 189 985
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Barrows (Site)
Playing fields of the RAF Station. Ground has been levelled, no trace remains. O.S.A. No. SZ19 NE6. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938, (Grinsell), p.361.     SZ 177 980
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Round Barrow
Thorney Hill, 45.7 m north of All Saints' Church. 10.0 m in diameter and 1.0 m high. Faint ditch visible. O.S.A. No. SZ19 NE2. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938, (Grinsell), p.361.     S.A.M. No. 174
SZ 197 997
2414 07
Round Barrow
Cross Roads, Thorney Hill. On the boundaries of three parishes. No ditch visible. O.S.A. No. SU10 SE18.     S.A.M. No. 227
SU 199 000
2414 08
Post Norman
Manor House (Site)
South of St. Michael's Church. Timber-framed and thatched. Reputed standing about fifty years ago. Site now occupied by a pair of semi-detached houses. O.S.A. No. SZ19 NE5.     C.A.
SZ 156 966
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