Hampshire Treasures

Volume 5 ( New Forest)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
Trees
Whitsbury Farm and Stud. Several different species standing in the area.     T.P.O. No. 312
SU 124 194
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Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Stone Age
Long Barrow
Whitsbury Down. 60 m long and 30 m wide. Surrounded by a ditch. In exceptionally good condition. O.S.A. No. SU12 SW30. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938, pp.10, 102.     S.A.M. No. 448
SU 112 227
2415 08
Bronze Age
Probable Earthwork
From Long Steeple Lane to Whitsbury Castle ditches. Small bank with traces of a ditch. O.S.A. No. SU12 SW47 Ref: Field Archaeology as Illustrated by Hampshire, 1915, pp.178-9.     SU 129 198
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Barrow (Site)
North west of Manor Farm, completely ploughed out. O.S.A. No. SU12 SW42. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 15, 1938, (Grinsell), p.357.     SU 122 202
2415 12
Bowl Barrow (Site)
South east of Northayes Farm. Ploughed out. Site lies on downland used for 'gallops'. O.S.A. No. SU12 SW40. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 15, 1938, (Grinsell), p.357.     SU 122 210
2415 10
Bowl Barrow (Site)
Whitsbury Down. Ploughed out. Site lies on downland used for 'gallops'. O.S.A. No. SU12 SW41. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 15, 1938, (Grinsell), p.357.     SU 120 208
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Bowl Barrow
Whitsbury Down. on parish boundary with Rockbourne. 16.45 m diameter and 1.21 m high. Very mutilated and now covered by a hedge and bushes. O.S.A. No. SU12 SW33. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938, p.354.     SU 107 228
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Iron Age
Hill Fort
Whitsbury Castle Ditches. Covers sixteen acres. Two large ramparts with outer ditches and an additional counter scarp bank on northern half centred on grid reference. O.S.A. No. SU11 NW2. Ref: 1. Field Archaeology in Hampshire, 1915, p.418. Ref: 2. The Ancient Earthworks of Cranbourne Chase, 1913, pp.20-2.     S.A.M. No. 94
C.A.
SU 128 196
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