Hampshire Treasures

Volume 11 ( Portsmouth)

Page 72 - Drayton and Farlington

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Trees
No. 5 Lower Drayton Lane, Drayton. Several single trees, evergreen oak, cedar of lebanon, horse chestnut, monterey cypress, lime and sycamore and two groups containing bay, laurel, variegated holly and yew in one, and a sycamore, several myrobalan plum and a flowering cherry in the other. All situated around the above address.     TPO No. 68
SU 670 055
2704 41
Trees
St. Margaret's, No. 88 London Road, Cosham. One lawson cypress and an evergreen oak, situated in the rear garden of the property.     TPO No. 71
SU 661 061
2704 42
Nature Reserve
Farlington Marshes. A peninsular, covering nearly 300 acres, of reclaimed tidal silt protected by the sea wall. Its vegetation is influenced both by drainage water from the chalk and by brackish water infiltration. It forms an important wetland habitat for estuarine birds and supports a rich flora.     SSSI
SU 685 043
2704 43
View
Open park between Farlington Avenue and Grant Road, providing a good vista across Portsea Island.     SU 678 059
2704 34
Group 3 - Man-made Features
Augustine Road
Houses
C.20
Nos. 46 and 48. Semi-detached pair of houses. Two storeys with attic. Flat tile gabled roof with two chimneys with plain flues. Vertical sash windows two on first floor one on ground floor. Adjacent central front doors, with ornate glazing, set in ornate rendered surrounds. Decorative tiles on roof and gable.     SU 672 060
2704 30
Drayton Lane
Cottages (2)
Cliff Cottages. Pair of flint and brick cottages situated in Collyers Pit. No. 1, the smaller of the pair could date back to 1820. Two storeys, one window to each floor, all recessed sash, one at the rear retaining original glazing bars. No. 2 is slightly larger, with gabled slate roof, with two chimney stacks, astride each gable end. Sash windows. Both cottages have panelled wooden doors surmounted by cambered arches, No. 2 having two stone steps leading to the door.     SU 668 063
2704 36
Dysart Avenue
House
C.19
Drayton Manor. A three storey detached house of partly coursed random sized flints with quoins. 'M'-shaped tiled roof with exposed purlins and dormer windows, three chimneys. Casement windows. Closed flint porch with sloping slate roof, one window and tiled roof. Wooden panelled door set within pointed arch. Side door surmounted by cambered arch. Crest above front door and motif on wall.     SU 669 053
2704 20
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