Hampshire Treasures

Volume 6 ( East Hampshire)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
Geological Feature
South of the village on the parish boundary. Erosion and deposition with wide flood plain.     SU 787 376
1611 45
Geological Feature
Sand pit, Kingsley Common. One of a number in the parish where sand is extracted mainly for use in the building industry.     SU 791 382
1611 38
Trees
Ockham Hall. Several different species standing in an area southwest of Kingsley Pond. Centred on grid reference.     T.P.O. No. 35
E.H.D.
SU 788 380
1611 50
Area of Ecological Importance
Shortheath Common. The most northern part of this area comes into the parish. An area of acid grassland, bracken and heather. The common centres on a substantial valley bog of outstanding structural and biological interest. The site as a whole embraces a wide range of acid habitats.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 778 371
1611 51
Stone Age
Mesolithic Flintworking Site
Kingsley Common. Finds include microliths, and indicate flint working over a large area. Typical artifacts displayed and stored in Alton Museum. O.S.A. No. SU73 NE14. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 18, 1951-3, p.169.     SU 795 380
1611 06
Mesolithic Implement
Tranchet axe found in field south of Bakers Farm.     SU 780 375
1611 47
Mesolithic Implement
Tranchet axe found in Potters Field, Malthouse Lane. Now in Alton Museum. O.S.A. No. SU73 NE15. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 18, 1951-3, p.169.     SU 797 387
1611 07
Mesolithic Flintworking Site
Fir Hill. Finds include a tranchet axe, sub-triangular microliths and other flints. Large chipping floor obliterated by vehicle training. O.S.A. No. SU73 NE16. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 18, 1951-3, p.169.     SU 790 377
1611 08
Iron Age/Roman
Occupation Site
Woodfield. Pottery, fragments of quern, fragments of burnt earth and Iron Age potsherds found during building work. Finds stored in Alton Museum. O.S.A. No. SU73 NE5.     SU 788 383
1611 03
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