Hampshire Treasures

Volume 6 ( East Hampshire)

Page 207 - Langrish

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
Area of Scenic Beauty
The entire parish is included in the East Hampshire A.O.N.B. Butser Hill and Ramsdean Down in the south are part of a County Open Space. Dairy farming predominates although formerly hops and corn were grown. It is a regular resting place for swallows and warblers on migration, and supports many varieties of plant life. Centred on grid reference.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
C.O.S.
SU 710 230
2310 26
Area of Ecological Interest
Butser Hill. Part of the 505 acre site fails within the parish. It is an area of chalk grassland with yew woods in southwest facing combes. Scientific recordings have been made since the 1930s. It commands fine views to Petersfield and Portsmouth. The area is also part of the Queen Elizabeth Country Park. Including information centre and ancient farms project. Centred on grid reference.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
A.O.N.B.
C.O.S.
SU 713 206
2310 30
Geological Features
A narrow fold of Green Sandstone runs from northeast of the parish to Barrow Hill, and then turns east. West of the fold are chalk downs. V.C.H. locates a lime-kiln at Bordean. Gault or blue clay lies east of the fold, and was dug for brick making. The southern tip of the parish reverts to chalk downlands. Centred on grid reference.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 710 230
2310 26
Grounds
Langrish House. A fine collection of specimen trees including cedar and coniferous varieties A flint wall on the road boundary is surmounted by a beech and yew hedge. Behind the house is Wool Pond, formerly two ponds connected by a sluice controlling the flow of water.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 701 231
2310 11
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Stone Age
Axe
Polished flint axe of Neolithic date found on surface of Butser Hill in 1967. O.S.A. No. SU72 SW17. Ref: Portsmouth City Museum Card Index.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
C.O.S.
SU 715 203
2310 20
Mesolithic Finds
Microliths, axes and sharpening flakes found in fields close to Wireless Station on Butser Hill. Neolithic implement also found. Some finds in Portsmouth City Museum. O.S.A. No. SU72 SW20.     N. P. Act
S.S.S.I.
A.O.N.B.
C.O.S.
SU 715 203
2310 19
Bronze Age
Bowl Barrow
Butser Hill. Mutilated by O.S. pillar and water tank. Subject to annual ploughing. Within curtilage of S.A.M. O.S.A. No. SU72 SW6.     S.A.M. No. 15
N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
C.O.S.
SU 716 203
2310 15
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