Hampshire Treasures

Volume 6 ( East Hampshire)

Page 283 - Selborne

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
Tree
Cupressus adjacent Maltbys Engineering Works, The Street.     T.P.O. No. 196
C.A.
N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 743 335
1616 65
Tree
Adjacent to Maltbys Engineering Works. A Chile pine or monkey puzzle tree.     T.P.O. No. 196
C.A.
N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 743 335
1616 64
Trees
Near Old Butchers Shop and opposite The Wakes. Two limes planted by Gilbert White in 1756, 'to shield him from the blood and filth of the butchers shop'.     C.A.
N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 741 336
1616 66
Tree
Yew tree standing in St. Mary's churchyard estimated to be over 1,000 years old. Trunk measures 27 ft. in circumference.     C.A.
N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 741 337
1616 76
Area of Scenic Beauty
Kings Field. One of the old common fields. Breeding ground of several species of butterfly and moth.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 743 334
1616 78
Area of Scenic Beauty
The Ewell. Old park-like field leading up to the Hanger and Beech woods. Crossed by a footpath.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 737 336
1616 77
Area of Scenic Beauty
Dorton Common, Dorton Wood, New Barn Valley. Ref: Gilbert White and his Selborne, (Rye).     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
A.O.N.B.
SU 743 341
1616 73
Area of Scenic Beauty
Glebe Lands surrounding St. Mary's Church. Public footpath across Church meadow.     C.A.
N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 742 338
1616 69
Site of Ecological Interest
Long Lythe and Short Lythe. 16 1/2 acres of woodland, mainly hanging beech woods, over- looking Selborne stream. Presented to the National Trust in 1961 by R. R. Edgar.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
A.O.N.B.
SU 744 341
1616 71
Site Ecological Interest
Selborne Hanger and Common. Large area of common and freehold land where Gilbert White made many observations recorded in The Natural History of Selborne. Given to The National Trust by Magdalen College Oxford in 1932.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
A.O.N.B.
SU 735 333
1616 84
Site of Ecological Interest
Milking Hanger, Coombe Wood. Area of scenic beauty. Includes a series of Hanger woods, and supporting a relatively rich calcareous ground flora.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
A.O.N.B.
SU 748 350
1616 72
Garden
Selborne Vicarage Garden. Lawn and terrace laid out by Gilbert White's grandfather (of the same name). Ref: Gilbert White and His Selborne, (Rye).     C.A.
N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 750 338
1616 68
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