Hampshire Treasures

Volume 8 ( Test Valley North)

Page 217 - Thruxton

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
A shelter belt of mixed trees under planted with yew, of particular note in winter. Situated north and south of the A303 approaching Parkhouse.     SU 247 439
1723 51
Thruxton Manor. All trees standing in an area of land around Thruxton Manor, including a mature cedar of Lebanon.     T.P.O. No. 75
SU 287 456
1723 48
Four beech trees situated adjacent to the A303 west of Thruxton.     SU 287 453
1723 50
Church of St. Peter and St. Paul. A weeping beech to the right of approach to the church, along the same approach is a row of large lime trees.     SU 289 456
1723 49
A lime tree well loved by villagers, set in a triangle of grass on the village street. Planted by the Rev. H. D. Baker to commemorate the birth of his eldest son.     SU 290 455
1723 53
Extensive views from Thruxton Hill to the west and east.     SU 247 439
1723 52
Pillhill Brook. From its source on Thruxton Down, running through the grounds of Thruxton Manor, it continues alongside the village street constituting a picturesque village setting with thatched cottages and the village green.     SU 288 455
1723 43
Pond and Open
Mullen's Pond, and area adjoining. Natural habitat for many species of migratory birds and wild plants.     SU 296 458
1723 47
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Bronze Age
East of Thruxton Farm. Palstave found circa 1928. O.S.A. No. SU24 SW10. Ref: Andover District, an Account. (Crawford), p.62.     SU 244 436
1723 32
Ranch Boundary
Bivallate earthwork extending from Shipton Wood southwards past Quarley Hill to Tower Hill. Grid references given locate the extent of the earthwork within Thruxton Parish. O.S.A. No. SU24 SE11.     SU 247 448
1723 36
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