Hampshire Treasures

Volume 8 ( Test Valley North)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
Upper Cottage, Monxton Road. A horse chest-nut, a sycamore and four pine on land north of Upper Cottage.     T.P.O. No. 90
SU 327 436
1701 67
Upper Cottage, Monxton Road. An ash and four beech adjacent to western and northern boundaries of land at Upper Cottage.     T.P.O. No. 97
SU 327 437
1701 68
Avenue of beech trees either side of road from St. Johns Cross to Red Rice.     SU 331 426
1701 55
Oak tree at road junction in village centre. Planted to commemorate Queen Victoria's Jubilee 1897. Believed to be on the site where the village stocks once stood.     C.A.
SU 328 436
1701 54
Two oak trees in the grounds of the War Memorial Hall. One to commemorate the Jubilee of King George V in 1935. The other to commemorate the Queen's Silver Jubilee in 1977.     C.A.
SU 328 436
1701 53
Belt of trees on south west boundary of the sports field. Planted to commemorate the Festival of Britain in 1951. Trees donated by villagers.     SU 328 428
1701 52
Water Meadows
From Monxton boundary to Upper Clatford boundary. Haunt of water birds and habitat of other wild life and plants.     SU 317 445
1701 56
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Bronze Age
Probable Bowl Barrow
North-east of Johns Cross. Field under pasture - nothing visible. O.S.A. No. SU34 SW8.     SU 335 428
1701 66
Villa (Site)
South of Dunkirt Farm. Remains of villa excavated in C.19. Mosaic pavements presented to British Museum. Finds include pottery, tiles, coins, marble and painted stucco. O.S.A. No. SU34 SW4. Ref: 1. V.C.H., Vol. 6, p.300. Ref: 2. Gentleman's Magazine 1866, (Roach-Smith). Ref: 3. History of Hants, 1870, (Wilks), p.161. Ref: 4. History of St. Mary Bourne, 1888, (Stevens).     SU 314 419
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