Hampshire Treasures

Volume 8 ( Test Valley North)

Page 241 - Wherwell

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
Trees
Part of Harewood Forest. Six copses from Wismore Copse in the north to Adders Copse in the south-east, all mixed deciduous woodland.     SU 394 434
1726 104
Trees
The Mount. An area of mixed woodland.     SU 392 413
1726 105
Trees
Beech Grove. Belt of beech trees behind the houses.     SU 389 419
1726 106
Trees
Fullerton. Tree belts and areas of mixed woodland.     SU 366 395
1726 101
Trees
Rewbury Copse. An area of mixed woodland.     SU 343 396
1726 87
Trees
Nettlebank Copse. An area of mixed woodland.     SU 337 391
1726 86
Trees
Westmill Bottom. Two groups of beech trees. Reputed to have been planted to commemorate the victory of Waterloo, but more likely to have been planted as cover for fox hunting.     SU 384 406
1726 77A
Trees
Freelands, Fullerton Road. Corsican pine trees reputed to be the tallest in the county, situated in the gardens, which run down to the river Test.     C.A.
SU 385 404
1726 80
Common and Water Meadows
Bransbury Common. The site lies on the flood plain of the upper Test Valley. The soil formation of the Common is of peat over gravel, the water meadows are on a heavier soil, and together the areas support a wide variety of grassland and sedge communities.     S. S. S. I.
SU 400 413
1726 54
River
The River Test. Part of this world famous trout river flows through the parish, centred on grid reference.     C.A.
SU 386 406
1726 78
View
From the triangulation point at Fullerton to Red Rice Road.     SU 369 397
1726 96
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Bronze Age
Barrow
Cottonworth Farm. Situated on a south-west slope within an area of ploughed-out Celtic fields. O.S.A. No. SU34 SE15.     SU 373 411
1726 57
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