Hampshire Treasures

Volume 9 ( Test Valley South)

Page 23 - Broughton

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
Beeches on escarpment, south-east end of Broughton Down. Panoramic views.     S.S.S.I. (Part)
SU 295 327
2505 77
Adjacent to The Yews, The Square. Originally two yew trees known as Jacob and Esau, now only Esau remains, Jacob recently felled.     SU 308 329
2505 78
Belt of mainly beech trees along Broughton to Chattis Hill Road. Acts as shelter belt for adjoining land.     T.P.O. No. 28
SU 318 339
2505 56
Line of beech trees along Queenwood Road. Forming a considerable amenity feature in this part of the village. Some of the original trees were felled, but replanting has now taken place.     T.P.O. No. 104
C.A. (Part)
SU 306 327
2505 57
Nature Reserve
Broughton Down. A mainly north-east facing chalk escarpment, exhibiting a succession of chalk vegetation stages, from open grazed chalk grassland to woodland, thus providing important examples of the complete range of chalk habitats.     S.S.S.I.
SU 289 332
2505 85
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Bronze Age
Barrows (3)
Whiteshoot Hill. In area of natural downland. Bell barrow with large crater at centre and two saucer barrows, apparently intact. O.S.A. No. SU23 SE8. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, (Grinsell), pp.11, 14, 210, 227.     S.S.S.I. (Part)
SU 290 329
2505 58
Barrows (12) (Site)
West of Chattis Hill House in area occupied by the training track of Danebury Stables. A bronze age cup found in one of the barrows is now in the British Museum. O.S.A. No. SU33 NW6. Ref: 1. P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938-40, (Grinsell), pp.13, 14, 20, 29, 36, 217, 351. Ref: 2. Field Archaeology as Illustrated by Hampshire, 1915, (Williams-Freeman), p.154.     SU 326 355
2505 63
Barrows (3) (Site)
Chattis Hill. No visible trace remains. Group centred on grid reference. O.S.A. No. SU33 NW35. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938-40, (Grinsell), p.351.     SU 323 362
2505 64
Barrow (Site)
South of Chattis Hill. Ground ploughed out, but visible as crop-mark on air photographs. O.S.A. No. SU33 NW36.     SU 323 360
2505 65
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