Hampshire Treasures

Volume 5 ( New Forest)

Page 304 - Sway

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Trees
Durnstown to Avon Water. Several different species bordering the B.3055 road.,     SZ 282 985
2217 41
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Stone Age
Neolithic Implement
Clay's Copse. Flint knife. Presented to Salisbury Museum, 2nd May, 1875.     SZ 278 979
2217 03
Neolithic Implement (Find)
South west of North Sway Farm. Stone axe found November 1868. Now in Salisbury Museum. O.S.A. No. SZ29 NE14. Ref: Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society, Vol. 17, Part 2, 1951, p.120.     SZ 286 980
2217 04
Bronze Age
Barrows (4)
A. Shirley Bell Barrow. Furze and bracken covered. Mutilated at summit. B. Bowl Barrow, 11.5 m diameter and 1.0 m high. Ditched. Badly mutilated by hollow in centre. C. Bowl Barrow. 15.0 m diameter and 1.0 m high. No visible ditch. Furze and bracken covered. Hollow in centre. D. Bowl Barrow. 13.0 m diameter and 0.6 m high. No visible ditch. Mutilated at centre. O.S.A. SZ29 NE12. Ref: 1. P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938/40, pp.213, 362. Ref: 2. Ancient Earthworks of the New Forest, p.70.     S.A.M. No. 236
N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SZ 294 985
2217 01
Implement (Find)
Jordan's Lane. An Irish type bronze axe head. Found when digging new drainage pipe. Now in Red House Museum, Christchurch. Ref: P.H.F.C., New Forest Section, No. 2, Jan 1963.     N.P. Act SZ 281 990
S.S.S.I. 2217 05
SZ 281 990
2217 05
Dark Age
Linear Earthworks
Broad bank 0.9 m high. Not easily defined. O.S.A. No. SZ29 NE4. Ref: Ancient Earthworks of the New Forest, 1917, p.p. 69-71.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SZ 290 985
2217 02
Group D - Buildings, Monuments and Engineering Works
Cottage
C.17
The Thatched Cottage, Mead End. 1 storey and attic. Roughcast cob walls. Three eyebrow dormers in thatched roof. Modern windows. Thatched porch.     T. & C.P. Act
SZ 264 984
2217 31
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