Hampshire Treasures

Volume 6 ( East Hampshire)

Page 284 - Selborne

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Streams
Selborne Streams. Seale stream rises in Knights pond, the millstream from a spring on Noar Hill. They converge at Dorton Cottage. Cast iron facade with lions head, from which water from the wellshead gushes all the year round.     C.A.
N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 743 327
1616 74
Garden
Wakes Museum. Attractive feature which includes a brick path leading to Gilbert White's bird watching arbour. Short length of brick wall built by the naturalist and bearing stone plaque inscribed 'G.W. 1761'.     C.A.
N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 740 336
1616 04A
Site Ecological Interest
Shortheath Common. 148 acres of mainly grassland and bracken with many oak and birch trees. The common centres on substantial valley bog, of outstanding structural and biological interest.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 775 366
1616 98
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Stone Age
Mesolithic Occupation Site
Shortheath Common. Large hearth containing flints revealed when gun pit was sunk, in area covered with dunes or hummocks of blown sand. No trace now remains. O.S.A. No. SU73 NE7. Ref: 1. P.H.F.C., Vol. 18, (1951-3), p.170. Ref: 2. Mesolithic Sites in East Hampshire, (Rankine).     N. P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 774 365
1616 46
Mesolithic Remains
Opposite The White House, Oakhanger. Hearth or floor with flakes and cores, also Iron Age sherds, one Romano-British sherd and mediaeval sherds found 1967 during road widening operations. Majority of finds in Portsmouth Museum. O.S.A. No. SU73 NE27.     SU 769 358
1616 50
Mesolithic Flints
Small blades and large flint graver found north- west of Regency house. O.S.A. No. SU73 SE18. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 18, 1931-4, p. 170.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 782 324
1616 62
Mesolithic Site
The Warren and the Slab, Oakhanger. Chipping floor and flints found 1950. Area overgrown and used as heavy vehicle practice ground. O.S.A. No. SU73 NE6. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 18, 1951-4, pp. 157-172.     SU 778 354
1616 45
Implement
The Warren, Oakhanger. Half of a sarcen mace-head found south of Warren V I I, a mesolithic site. O.S.A. No. SU73 NE18.     SU 773 353
1616 47
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