Hampshire Treasures

Volume 6 ( East Hampshire)

Page 82 - Buriton

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Fire Insurance Plaque
Rose Cottage, No. 23, North Lane.     C.A.
N. P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 742 203
2302 27
War Memorial
Outside St. Mary's Church.     C.A.
N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 740 200
2302 03
Group E - Street Patterns, Street Furniture and Open Spaces
Open Space
Butser Hill. 500 acres of downland on large chalk headland with steep sides. Fine views to Petersfield and Portsmouth. Part of the Queen Elizabeth Country Park and provided with footpaths, bridleways, picnic areas and car parks.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
A.O.N.B.
C.O.S.
SU 710 190
2302 06
Group F - Historical or Literary Associations
Limeworks (Disused)
Buriton Limeworks. On both sides of Halls Hill. Begun about 1863 by Benjamin Forder. Horses were used until 1923 to pull trucks, then locomotives took over. Works employed up to 100 men. Lime mainly used in building industry.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 735 197
2302 25
Limeworks (Disused)
Butser Limeworks. Probably earlier than Buriton works. In 1871 Samuel Seward described as farmer and limeburner. Lime used for agricultural purposes mainly on neighbouring farms. Works closed 1966/7.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 726 204
2302 26
Manor House (Site)
Sunworth Manor House, Downley Bottom. Area has two modern buildings and remains of several older ones. Well 270 ft. deep. Engine operated pump in brick building, also drove a generator 1903. Slaughterhouse near wellhouse of C.19 or earlier date.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 753 181
2302 22
Historical Association
Park Barn. There was formerly a school and laundry at this site which were used in connection with Ditcham House.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 748 171
2302 92
Glassworks (Site)
One mile south-east of Queen Elizabeth Forest. Glass found on this site dated circa. 1600. Excavation in 1971 found evidence of a brick kiln. Similar sites discovered in vicinity in recent years.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 739 169
2302 75
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