Hampshire Treasures

Volume 8 ( Test Valley North)

Page 65 - Chilbolton

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
Trees
Quince Cottage, Drove Road. Three groups of cypress in the rear garden.     T.P.O. No. 87
T.V.B.C.
SU 393 394
1706 58
Chalk Grassland
Brockley Warren. One of the last remaining areas of chalk grassland and chalk scrub on the Hampshire chalk plateau. It supports juniper, bramble and hawthorn scrub.     S. S. S. I.
SU 419 368
1706 59
Water Meadow
Chilbolton Common. Approximately 50 acres of water meadow in the flood plain of the River Test.     SU 387 401
1706 46
Sarsen Stone No. 17A
St. Mary's Church. Used as part of wall footings on north-west corner.     SU 395 402
1706 50
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Stone Age
Long Barrow
South-east of Middle Barn Farm. Visible as chalk-mound in arable field on the summit of a hill. O.S.A. No. SU43 NW19. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938-40, pp.10, 200.     SU 417 382
1706 37
Bronze Age
Bowl Barrows
North-west of Chilbolton Down. Twin bowl barrows damaged by ploughing. Clearly visible on air photograph. O.S.A. No. SU43 NW4. Ref: 1. The Geographical Journal, 1923. Ref: 2. A.S.P. R.A.F. 23052.     SU 406 370
1706 34
Bowl Barrow
South-east of Middle Barn Farm. Spread and reduced by ploughing. O.S.A. No. SU43 NW1.     SU 410 382
1706 32
Bowl Barrow
Spital Bushes. Visible on air photograph as a circle of chalk. Surrounded by faint indications of a ditch. O.S.A. No. SU43 NW24. Ref: A.S.P., R.A.F., 23024.     SU 418 362
1706 41
Bowl Barrow
South-east of Spital Bushes. 17.0m in average diameter and 0.6m high with surrounding band of loam indicating former ditch. O.S.A. No. SU43 NW26. Ref: A.S.P. R.A.F./C.P.E./U.K./1811/33045.     SU 420 362
1706 43
Settlement (Site)
South-east of Spital Bushes. Cropmark of sub-circular enclosure and also Celtic field system in field to north-north-west. O.S.A. No. SU43 NW25.     S.A.M. No. H.422
SU 418 362
1706 42
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