Hampshire Treasures

Volume 5 ( New Forest)

Page 310 - Totton and Eling

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Trees
St. Joseph's, Colbury, Eling. A variety of trees centred on grid reference.     T.P.O. No. 838
SU 344 110
2209 32
Trees
In the grounds of Elingfield House, High Street, Totton.     T.P.O. No. 1012
SU 364 131
2209 23
Trees
Trees adjacent to Calmore Canal, Totton. Centred on grid reference.     T.P.O. No. 1024
SU 349 149
2209 24
Site of Natural Interest
Eling and Bury Marshes. Two dissimilar saltmarshes and intervening intertidal mudflats at the head of Southampton Water. Eling Great Marsh is grazed salt marsh, Bury Marsh in ungrazed. Saltmarshes and mudflats are an important feeding and roosting area for waders in Southampton Water. Centred on grid reference.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 372 125
2209 40
Site of Natural Interest
Lower Test Valley. The site, on upper estuary of the River Test, includes a gradation from salt through brackish to freshwater conditions. Reed beds, grazing meadows, and tidal creeks. Rich variety of plant communities. Important for wetland breeding birds and as wader and duck feeding and roosting ground. A Hampshire and Isle of Wight Naturalists' Trust Nature Reserve. Centred on grid reference.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 365 140
2209 41
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Stone Age
'U' Flint Arrow and Spearheads
Found in 1890 in Eling Recreation ground when it was Tamiands Gravel Pit. Now in Tudor House Museum. O.S.A. No. SU31 SE7.     SU 360 127
2209 16
'U' Flint Scraper
Found in gravel pit. Now in Tudor House Museum.     SU 355 151
2209 17
Palaeolithic Flint
Found in gravel pit. Now in Tudor House Museum. O.S.A. No. SU31 NE23.     SU 354 150
2209 18
Hand Axe
Found in spoil from construction of new round-about in 1969. Now in private ownership. O.S.A. No. SU31 SE 16.     SU 359 134
2209 14
Roman
Urn and Coins
Urn and four coins of Posthumus and Gallienus. Found in 1814 at Houndsdown Hill. Now in Gods House Museum, Southampton. Area centred on grid reference. O.S.A. No. SU31 SE8. Ref: V.C.H., Vol. 1, p.345.     SU 350 110
2209 21
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