Hampshire Treasures

Volume 6 ( East Hampshire)

Page 106 - East Meon

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Recreation Ground. A group of five chestnut trees plus two copper beeches, planted in the early 1960s.     SU 683 220
2305 161
Mistletoe Cottage, High Street. A walnut tree stands in the garden. Possibly the finest tree in the parish, it may have survived from an orchard recorded in the 1851 Tithe Terrier.     SU 682 219
2305 160
Hyden Hill. A curved belt of mixed species forming a pleasant focal point for a panoramic view of the surrounding farmland and downs. Viewed from the main road on Hyden Hill.     N.P. Act
SU 682 192
2305 157
Fishpond Cottages, Oxenbourne. An impressive group of white poplar stands beside the cottages.     SU 694 211
2305 164
Five lime trees in East Meon Churchyard. Approximately 20 m. apart, on the edge of the churchyard, running alongside the road. Attractive trees approximately 18-30 m. high.     C.A.
N.P. Act
SU 680 220
2305 90
Sarsen Stones (4) No. 22B
Collected from War Hill early in the 1900s by a former owner of Bereleigh House, and relocated as part of a water garden in the grounds.     N.P. Act
SU 678 235
2305 144
Sarsen Stone No. 22C
At the junction of High Street and Frogmore Lane.     N.P. Act
SU 682 220
2305 145
Sarsen Stone No. 22E
Located at pedestrian entrance to Westbury House, near ruined chapel of St. Nicholas. Probably parish boundary marker.     N.P. Act
SU 657 239
2305 147
Sarsen Stone No. 22A
Ridlington Farm. Possibly a boundary stone.     N.P. Act
SU 664 236
2305 143
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Stone Age
Flint Site
A Mesolithic site on the summit of Salt Hill, and Neolithic artifacts on the lower slopes. Important neolithic finds include re-chipped axes and leaf shape arrowheads. O.S.A. No. SU62 SE11. Ref: Archaeological Newsletter, No. 5, 1955, (Draper), p.199.     N.P. Act
SU 673 202
2305 130
Polished axe of Neolithic date found on Oxenbourne Farm, 1919. 9 3/4 ins. by 2 1/2 ins. wide. O.S.A. No. SU62 SE14.     N.P. Act
SU 690 210
2305 133
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