Hampshire Treasures

Volume 6 ( East Hampshire)

Page 129 - Farringdon

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
Farringdon Place. Variety of species including yew, ash, oak, cedars and limes.     T.P.O. No. 34
SU 712 352
1606 40
Manor Farm. Over one hundred beech and larch trees known as Jubilee Clump.     SU 705 358
1606 44
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Bronze Age
Gravel Pit, Lower Farringdon. Beaker found September 1938. Cruciform design on the base, of which only two examples are known. Now in Alton Museum. O.S.A. No. SU73 NW5.     SU 704 354
1606 38
Cruck Cottage. Sestertius of Trajan found 1936. Now in Alton Museum. O.S.A. No. SU73 NW32.     C.A.
SU 711 353
1606 37
Post Norman
Park Pale
Encloses area centred around Park Cottage. Best preserved along, and to the north side of Woodside Lane. Interior now arable land. Centred on grid reference.     SU 701 360
1606 01
Manor House. Present structure built on site of old Manor House. Chapel of the Bishops of Exeter reputed to have stood at east end of 'Chapel Orchard'.     SU 711 355
1606 39
Group D - Buildings, Monuments and Engineering Works.
All Saints. Enlarged and restored in 1858. West Tower C.13 with lancets below and unusual bell openings in the form of small pointed quatrefoils. Two good perpendicular windows in nave separated by brick porch. Gilbert White, the naturalist, was curate here from 1760-1785, and one of the parish registers contains entries in his handwriting. O.S.A. No. SU73 NW8. Ref: 1. V.C.H., Vol. 3, pp.21-2. Ref: 2. Buildings of England; Hants. and I.O.W., (Pevsner & Lloyd), pp.230-1.     T. & C.P. Act
SU 712 354
1606 02
Street House Farm. 2 storeys. Red brick with two bands of blue brick. Long ridge tiled roof. Plain sash windows. Core probably a timber-framed structure.     T. & C.P. Act
SU 705 349
1606 36
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