Hampshire Treasures

Volume 9 ( Test Valley South)

Page 159 - Wellow

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
Windwhistle Road. Various species in this vicinity.     T.P.O. No. 2
SU 306 187
2527 20
Hamdown Crescent. A single lawson cypress and a number of other trees to the rear of property in this road.     T.P.O. No. 23
SU 305 189
2527 19
Maury's Lane. Three single oaks and a group of oak.     T.P.O. No. 39A
SU 288 194
2525 25
Long Clump, The Drive. An area of scots pine and silver birch and a single specified oak. Grid reference is a central point.     T.P.O. No. 74
SU 204 188
2525 24
Windwhistle Lodge, Windwhistle Road. Belt of trees consisting mainly of oak, beech, birch and scots pine.     T.P.O. No. 85
SU 305 185
2527 15
Barnes Close. Several species to the rear of properties between Button Lane and Barnes Corner.     T.P.O. No. 528
SU 294 195
2527 18
West Wellow Common. Part of the New Forest. Site of Special Scientific Interest. The grid reference locates the central point within the parish.     S.S.S.I.
SU 284 183
2527 23
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Stone Age
Two Neolithic axes found in the vicinity of Embley Common in 1846. Present whereabouts not known. parish. O.S.A. No. SU32 SW2.     SU 322 209
2527 16
Group D - Buildings, Monuments and Engineering Works
St. Margaret, East Wellow. Founded 1215. Flint built with stone dressings. Consists of a chancel, nave, south aisle, a modern north vestry, weatherboarded square timber-framed bell tower and a C.14-15 porch to the south. The latter is of plain open timber with dwarf walls and has a cusped bargeboard. Two dormer windows on this elevation indicate the previous existence of a south gallery. The nave bas a 'barn' roof of Queen Post trusses and cross bracing. C.13 wall paintings show the Martydom of Thomas A'Beckett and St. Christopher carrying the Infant Christ. There is a memorial gravestone to Florence Nightingale in the churchyard. O.S.A. No. SU32 SW3. Ref: 1. V.C.M., Vol. 4, p.538. Ref: 2. Buildings of England; Hampshire and I.O.W., (Pevsner and Lloyd), p.204-5.     T. & C. P. Act
SU 302 204
2527 01
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