Hampshire Treasures

Volume 8 ( Test Valley North)

Page 159 - Over Wallop

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
Trees
Belmont, Moorfield, Peach Grove, Palestine. Several beech and two ash in the grounds of Belmont, and two pine and a maple on the western boundary of Moorfield.     T.P.O. No. 13
T.V.D.C.
SU 263 403
2523 80
Trees
Townsend Manor. Two hornbeam on the west bank of Wallop Brook between the Manor and the road.     T.P.O. No. 106
T.V.B.C.
SU 279 384
2523 81
Trees
The Old Rectory, Station Road. Several sycamore, six ash and a lime on land fronting Station Road and Salisbury Lane.     T.P.O. No. 109
T.V.B.C.
SU 283 383
2523 82
Trees
North of Townsend House. Belt of trees known as the Rookery.     SU 280 384
2523 64
Spring
Source of the Wallop Brook, subject to season.     SU 250 387
2523 79
Area of Semi-Natural Vegetation
Part of the parish is in the Porton Down site of Special Scientific Interest, an area containing grassland, scrub and natural and planted woodland. The land is Ministry of Defence property. The gird reference given locates the approximate central point within this parish.     S. S. S. I.
SU 250 388
2523 83
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Bronze Age
Ditch
Martins Clump. bivallate linear earthwork of ranch boundary type, 1600 yds. in length, damaged by ploughing. O.S.A. No. SU24 SE11. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, p.141.     S.A.M. No. H304
SU 258 407
2523 78
Ranch Boundaries
South-west corner of the parish. Few traces now remain. Centred on grid reference. O.S.A. No. SU23 NE9. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, Map 141.     SU 245 380
2523 27
Barrows (2)
South of Martins Clump. One typical long barrow with well-marked flank-ditches, the other a bowl barrow. O.S.A. No. SU23 NE4. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, pp.10, 198 and 350.     S.A.M. No. H.302
SU 250 384
2523 23
Barrow
Martins Clump. Bowl Barrow. 10.0m in diameter and 0.8m in height with no visible ditch. O.S.A. No. SU23 NE6. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, p.350.     S.A.M. No. H.303
SU 251 389
2523 24
Bowl Barrow (Site)
North-west of Juniper Down Farm. No visible remains. Barrow ploughed out. O.S.A. No. SU23 NW29.     SU 248 398
2523 19
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