Hampshire Treasures

Volume 8 ( Test Valley North)

Page 231 - Vernham Dean

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
Trees
Mission Hall and Vernham House. A group of four beech on the southern boundary of the land to the rear of the above properties.     T.P.O. No. 51
T.V.B.C.
A.O.N.B.
SU 340 564
1725 91
Trees
Hatchway Cottage, Bulpits Hill. Two yew adjacent to the north of the cottage.     T.P.O. No. 86
T.V.B.C.
A.O.N.B.
SU 341 567
1725 90
Trees
Willow tree outside Vernham House. It originally overhung the village pond; also some younger ornamental trees.     A.O.N.B.
SU 340 565
1725 54
Tree
The George Inn. Horse chestnut on the fore- court, although of no great size it is of perfect shape, believed to have been planted in 1936 to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of King George V.     A.O.N.B.
SU 341 565
1725 55
Trees
A belt of trees of various species which provides a picturesque backdrop to the houses around the village green.     A.O.N.B.
SU 340 565
1725 56
Tree
Village Hall, forecourt. A locust tree (robina luxurians) planted in 1972 to inaugurate a planting scheme on the playing field. It replaces a former tree which commemorated a year of exceptional acedemic success at the village school.     A.O.N.B.
SU 341 565
1725 57
Tree
Poplars Farm. A locust tree (robina pseudo-acacia) approximately 70 ft. tall.     A.O.N.B.
SU 342 564
1725 58
Trees
Belts of trees which originally divided the paddocks at the rear of houses at the east end of the village, includes some notable trees such as a crab apple and a quince.     A.O.N.B.
SU 343 565
1725 59
Hedges
Hatchbury Lane. Hawthorn and guelder rose grow on old flint and earth walls which originally separated Hatchbury lane from neighbouring fields.     A.O.N.B.
SU 344 569
1725 60
Tree
Junction of Green Lane, the old Hungerford Road. An old crab apple tree which has pro- vided the villagers with fruit for many years.     A.O.N.B.
SU 344 569
1725 61
Trees
Heath Plantation. An area of mixed varieties at one of the highest points in the parish.     A.O.N.B.
SU 343 591
1725 62
Tree
South-west corner of the playing field. A pink horse chestnut planted to commemorate the 80th birthday of the Queen Mother in 1980.     A.O.N.B.
SU 345 564
1725 82
Wood
Boats Copse, flanking Conholt Hill. A striking feature from several viewpoints in the south-west of the parish. Many species of trees including beech and hazel.     A.O.N.B.
SU 336 562
1725 53
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