Hampshire Treasures

Volume 6 ( East Hampshire)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Viewpoint
Fine views of Butser Hill and the Downs from Ramsdean Road, Stroud.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 720 230
1301 210
Viewpoint
Along the Winchester Road from Berelands Farm to the district boundary there are pleasant views of the Hangers and Downs.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 730 236
1301 211
Viewpoint
Kimbers, Tilmore. An area of new housing. Extensive views of Butser, Wardown and the intervening countryside, also eastwards to the Sussex Downs.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 744 239
1301 188
Viewpoint
Fine views of Butser Hill, from Oaklands Road.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 743 239
1301 189
Viewpoint
Borough Hill open space. Pleasant views of the South Downs, and north to the Hangers.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 740 231
1301 183
Landscape Feature
Sheet Bridge. An area of alder with a rich ground flora.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 761 245
1302 309
Sarsen Stone No. 55A
On the corner of 'The Spain'.     C.A.
N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 745 233
1301 235
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Stone Age
Mesolithic Working Floor
Heath Common. Arrowheads, axehead and flakes found in 1907. The working floor and flakes were uncovered in 1962 during mains-trench excavation. Finds now in Portsmouth City Museum. O.S.A. No. SU72 SE15. Ref: 1. P.H.F.C., Vol. 9, Part 3, 1924, p.41. Ref: 2. Portsmouth City Museum Daybook; Entry No. H/63/38.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 754 231
1303 203
Neolithic Flint lmpliments
Many worked flints, including a polished axe found on the surface of the field. O.S.A. No. SU72 SE17.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 762 230
1303 229
Axe
Palaeolithic hand axe found in 1889 near Churchers College. Flint fabricator also found. O.S.A. No. SU72 SE19. Ref: 1. Archaeological Journal, Vol. 8, p.p. 412, 413. Ref: 2. Alton Museum Accession Register.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 753 238
1302 204
Barrows (21)
Heath Common. A group of different types, the majority of which are bowl barrows, but there are also examples of the bell, disc and saucer types, though most of them are tree covered. Nine of the barrows are scheduled as ancient monuments. O.S.A. No. SU72 SE18. Ref: 1. P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1940, p.356. Ref: 2. Archaeology of Wessex, (Grinsell), p.358.     S.A.M. No. 60
N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 756 231
1303 202
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