Hampshire Treasures

Volume 6 ( East Hampshire)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Area of Ecological Interest
Broxhead Common. Heathland and developing woodland on Folkestone beds in the western weald area includes spur of mature heath dominated by heather and gorse. Also areas of birch and oak woodland. The whole area supports many characteristic heathland organisms.     N.P. Act
SU 804 374
1610 111
Land adjoining Beech Hill, Coppice Knoll, Headley Down. Two limes and two beech standing in area centred on grid reference.     T.P.O. No. 73
E. H. D.
SU 826 361
1610 112
Headley Hill Road. Coniferous and deciduous trees consisting of mixed firs, scots pine, silver birch and oaks. Centred on grid reference.     T.P.O. No. 78
E. H. D.
SU 832 364
1610 113
Fairlawn, Furze Hill Road, Headley Down. Mixed deciduous and coniferous trees consisting of birch, beech, hornbeam, lawsons cypresses, scots pine and one red oak.     T.P.O. No. 84
E. H. D.
SU 842 357
1610 114
Headley Fields. Five sequoia standing along the frontage of 'Mayfield House' and one in the garden of 'Leighswood'.     T.P.O. No. 48
E. H. D.
SU 821 359
1610 115
Fossil Beds
Headley Farm Pit, Southwest of Headleywood Farm. The best known section of fossiliferous Puttenham Beds.     N. P. Act
SU 814 373
1610 103
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Stone Age
Occupation and Flint Working
Group of Mesolithic sites at Trottsford, Sleaford. Finds include narrow-blade cores, microliths, end-scrapers etc. Heathland now overgrown and farmland under cultivation. O.S.A. No. SU83 NW5. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 18, 1951-3, p.157.     SU 806 380
1610 43
Bronze Age
Palstave found in garden near Beech Hill Social Club. Bronze, with well defined stop ridge. Now in Haslemere Educational Museum. O.S.A. No. SU83 NW7.     SU 837 364
1610 93
Bowl Barrow
Broxhead Common. Situated on small hill. Damaged by ploughing before being put over to pasture. O.S.A. No. SU83 NW1. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938-40, p.352.     S.A.M. No. 76
SU 807 381
1610 42
Stone Bowl
Picketts Hill Farm. Old bowl, possibly for grinding corn, used for many years as feeding trough for chickens. Reputed to be of Saxon date. Formerly at Trottsford Farm.     SU 821 382
1610 67
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