Hampshire Treasures

Volume 6 ( East Hampshire)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group C - Footpaths, Bridleways and Old Travelways
Footpath
Shoulder of Mutton footpath. Part of the Petersfield to Alton Footpath No. 17. Magnificent views towards the South Downs. It passes the Edward Thomas Memorial Stone.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
C.O.S.
SU 740 265
2313 36
Bridleway
Ancient bridleway from Ashford to Week Green. Part of old road to Alton. Steep Bridleway 16. Known locally as the Woodcutter's Path. Part runs through County Open Space. Ref: Field Archaeology as Illustrated in Hampshire, 1915, (Williams-Freeman).     N. P. Act
A.O.N.B.
C.O.S.
SU 737 263
2313 35
Footpath
Steep Footpath No. 20. Part of the Petersfield to Alton footpath, and formerly an old road. Road marked on 1839 tithe map.     N. P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 745 253
2313 46
Old Road (Disused)
Old Stoner Hill Road up escarpment to Alton. Steep Bridleway No. 33. Turnpiked under a local act of 1772. An important route to Winchester via Ropley in C. 1 8, as the alternative across Stroud Common was often marshy.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
C.O.S.
SU 729 258
2313 33
Road
Stoner Hill Road. A zigzag from the Island Steep, to Week Green, Froxfield. Constructed under Turnpike Act of 1825 to avoid steep climb up Stoner Hill, the area known as Little Switzerland. Scenic route through steep wooded hangers with many viewpoints.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
C.O.S.
SU 735 258
2313 34
Group D - Buildings, Monuments and Engineering Works
Church
C.12
All Saints. C.12 south aisle and arcade of of circular piers and trumpet capitals. North aisle and chancel with lancet windows dates from early C.13. Font with pointed trefoil arches. Restored 1876. Bell turret of this date partly tile-hung. Carved oak organ screen by Edward Barnsley. O.S.A. No. SU72 SW14. Ref: 1. V.C.H., Vol. 3, pp.79-80. Ref: 2. Buildings of England; Hants. and the I.O.W., (Pevsner and Lloyd).     T. & C.P. Act
N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 745 253
2313 01
Farmhouse
C.16
Sole or Soal Farm. L-shaped plan. 2 storeys and attics. Tiled hipped roof. Timber framing, exposed in places, with brick infilling and tile-hanging. Basically C.16 with many later alterations. Wooden casement windows. Interior has three Tudor brick fireplaces.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 728 246
2313 20
Farmhouse
C.16
Steep Farm. 2 storeys. Originally box-framed, but now clad with brick and some flint. Tiled roof with modern dormers. Old chimney. Modern casement windows. One stone mullion window possibly from another building. Interior has massive ceiling beams. Extensively modernised.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 749 255
2313 21
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