Hampshire Treasures

Volume 6 ( East Hampshire)

Page 99 - Colemore and Priors Dean

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
Viewing Point
Fine views from the Colemore to Slade Farm road, northwards over the countryside to East Tisted and Newton Valence.     N.P. Act
SU 712 304
2304 21
Quin Hay Farm. A line of trees formerly on eastern edge of an unnamed copse which has now disappeared. Mainly ash trees. Centred on grid reference.     T.P.O. No. 505
N.P. Act
SU 724 290
2304 20
The Warren. A wooded chine of 62 acres, north of Warren Corner. Trees of various species. A nature reserve; managed by the Hampshire and I.O.W. Naturalist Trust.     N.P. Act
SU 730 285
2304 13
Farrow Hill. A continuation of The Warren. Woodland provides attractive scenery. Centred on grid reference.     N.P. Act
SU 735 291
2304 14
Standing on a triangular green in front of Colemore Church, one beech and one weeping birch, in an an area of scenic beauty giving added dignity to the church.     N.P. Act
SU 706 307
2304 12
Area of Ecological Importance
Wealden Edge Hangers. Mainly wooded and easterly-facing escarpment of the Hampshire chalk plateau at the western extremity of the weald. Wide variety of woodland types on steep slopes, with small intervening areas of chalk grassland and scrub. Rich and diverse fauna and flora contribute to making this area one of the most interesting and important series of chalk woodlands in Britain.     N.P. Act
SU 737 312
2304 30
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Stone Age
Neolithic Sherd
Fragment of yellowish brown Peterborough ware with rows of triangular bird bone impressions in furrows. Found close to Manor Farm. O.S.A. No. SU72 NW2. Ref: Archaeological Journal, Vol. 38, 1931, (Piggott), p.151.     N.P. Act
SU 729 297
2304 22
Bronze Age
Bowl Barrows (3)
Possible barrows in a field north east of Priors Dean. Centred on grid reference.     N.P. Act
SU 732 300
2304 17
Barrow (Remains)
On the crest of a hill just west of Hawkley Hanger. Barrow which is almost ploughed out is 25.0 m. in diameter. O.S.A. No. SU72 NW16.     N.P. Act
SU 735 299
2304 16
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