Hampshire Treasures

Volume 11 ( Portsmouth)

Page 161 - Paulsgrove

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group 2 - Natural Features
Trees
Paulsgrove House site. A maidenhair and an evergreen oak, retained from the garden of Paulsgrove House, after the demolition of the house and clearance of the site.     TPO No. 26
SU 634 057
2711 02
Trees
Connaught Lane. Silver birch and a scots pine in the rear garden of No. 220 Connaught Lane.     TPO No. 36
SU 625 058
2711 03
Chalk Pit
Paulsgrove Chalkpit. Exposure showing a former sea cliff cut in Upper Chalk, with an associated raised beach and Coombe rock deposits. Said to have been excavated by the Romans, the chalk rubble has been a source of building material for centuries and was recently used as hardcore in reclamation work.     SSSI
SU 633 065
2711 08
Viewing Points
Portsdown Hill. Fine views to the south at almost any point along the ridge of the hill. Ranging from Chichester Harbour in the east across Hayling Island, Langstone Harbour, Portsea Island, and Portsmouth Harbour. The south slopes of the hill itself including Cosham, Wymering, Paulsgrove and Portchester, the Solent, the Isle of Wight even to the hills on its southern coast. Gosport and the surrounding district and Southampton Water to the west. Many man-made and natural features of the area can be discerned. The grid reference given locates the central point.     SU 621 067
2711 10
Allaway Avenue
Plaque
C.20
Nos. 108-110. Plaque bearing badge of Royal Artillery and the inscription 'Royal Artillery War Memorial 1939-1945'.     SU 640 060
2711 04
Artillery Close
Plaque
C.20
Nos. 3-4. Plaque depicting the badge of Royal Artillery and the inscription 'Royal Artillery War Memorial 1939-1945'.     SU 640 059
2711 04A
Hempstead Road
Church
C.20
St. Michael and All Angels. Byzantine style red brick construction built mid 1950s. Contains ceiling paintings by Hans Feibusch and altar stone from St. Stephen's Church, Portsmouth.     SU 639 060
2711 07
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