Hampshire Treasures

Volume 6 ( East Hampshire)

Page 171 - Hawkley

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
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Group A - Natural Features
Area of Ecological Importance
The entire parish of Hawkley. Fine views westward with a skyline of hangers and extensive views north-east towards the Hogs Back. Different types of soils have produced a varied flora and fauna. Most of the species mentioned by Gilbert White are still to be found.     N.P. Act
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Pond
Jolly Robins Pond. A curiosity as the water level never varies. Not likely to be spring fed as the water table is 120 ft. below. Possibly constructed on dew pond principle to water the horses when the Jolly Robins was a coaching station.     N.P. Act
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Lake
Near Tulls Cottage. Manmade, but date of origin unknown.     N.P. Act
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Trees
Hawkley Hurst. Various species standing on land that originally comprised the grounds of Hawkley Hurst house.     T.P.O. No. 50
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Trees
Combe Hanger, Farewell Hanger, The Slip. Attractive stretches of trees east of Hawkley Village. Centred on grid reference.     N.P. Act
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Trees
Church Row. Two large beech, a purple sycamore hybrid and a horse chestnut standing on land fronting the south west side of Church Row.     T.P.O. No. 3
E. H. D.
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Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Post Norman
Deserted Village (Site)
Empshott. Hundred - Selborne. Less than ten houses in 1428. Ref: 1. V.C.H., Vol. I, p.p. 430, 512. Ref: 2. V.C.H., Vol. I I, p.p. 17-19. Ref: 3. Deserted Mediaeval Villages (Beresford and Hurst).     N.P. Act
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Brick Kiln (Site)
Very little remains of the original site except the clay pit, which is very deep and is now a tree-lined pond, well stocked with a variety of fish.     N.P. Act
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Group D - Buildings, Monuments and Engineering Works
Church
C.12/13
Church of the Holy Rood, Empshott. 4-bay arcades with round and octagonal piers. Pointed arches with dogtooth hood moulds. Aisles with small lancet windows. Purbeck marble font. Victorian bell turret with spire. O.S.A. No. SU73 SE1. Ref: Buildings of England; Hants. and I.O.W., (Pevsner and Lloyd), pp.211-212.     T. & C.P. Act
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