Owslebury Treasures (1 of 8)

 

Remarks Protection Grid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A – Natural Features
Chalk Pit Opposite Hensting Farm. Approx. 100 x 50 yds. chalk faces on three sides. Disused. Very overgrown in summer. SU 499 222
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Chalk Pit Adjacent to Marwell House. Long disused and overgrown. Faces up to 30ft. SU 512 217
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Chalk Pit Adjacent to Chalk Dale Cottage. Two main faces about 50ft. high. Some fossils found. SU 511 227
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Downland Longwood Warren. A large area providing both grassland and woodland habitats. Situated north east of Morestead. Centred on grid reference. N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 525 265
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Area of Scenic Beauty From Fawley Down to Longwood. Firing on Chilcomb Range on frequent occasions limits access. N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 525 279
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Viewpoint View across area of tumuli and Cheesefoot Head, to south west. N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 526 278
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Viewpoint From north end, Warren Lane bridlepath. Fine view south across Longwood Warren to Isle of Wight. N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 530 275
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Viewpoint From lay-by on hill top opposite entrance to Morestead Warren Farm. Fine view to south and south east. SU 517 252
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Viewpoint 100 yds. north west of entrance to Baybridge House. View to north over Longwood Estate. N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 527 240
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Viewpoint From road at top of Green HiII east towards Preshaw and Warnford. SU 533 224
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Viewpoint From north side of Owslebury village. To north across valley to Winchester. SU 515 237
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Viewpoint From Pitcot Lane south to Isle of Wight. SU 516 233
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Viewpoint On south side of Owslebury village looking south. Isle of Wight can only be seen from houses. SU 516 235
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Tree Large old sycamore on small green by Ship Inn. SU 511 233
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Trees Line of poplars along Hurst Lane. SU 511 210
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Trees Line of elms by Hensting Farm. SU 497 224
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Woodlands Longwood. Fine beeches in Hill Barn Copse, conifers in Old Down Plantation. N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 529 261
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Woodland Deep Bushes Copse, Deeps and Upham Copse. To south of Rowhay Farm. Dense woods of oak and hazel. SU 517 204
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Woodland Lower Baybridge Lane – Plantation. Yew, fir, hazel. SU 523 226
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Woodland Marwell Estate. Hurst Wood and Ponds Copse. Of particular scenic value – oak, chestnut, ash. Wild life park. SU 507 215
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Woodland Plantation to west of Hensting Lane. Mainly larch. SU 501 238
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Woodland Boyes Copse. On ridge of scenic value. SU 502 225
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Woodland Around Baybridge House. Evergreens on hilltop. Mainly pine; some yew and sycamore. SU 528 237
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Woodland Trees lining road up Jackman’s Hill, Morestead. Mainly beech, forming arch over road. SU 514 245
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Group B – Archaeological Sites and Remains
Stone Age
Axe (Neolithic) (Find) Adjacent to Baybridge House. O.S.A. No. SU52 SW10. Last O.S. Inspection 24.5.55. SU 527 238
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Axes (Neolithic) (Find) Close to Greenhill Lane. Now in Winchester Museum. O.S.A. No. SU52 SW12. Last O.S. Inspection 9.7.68. SU 528 223
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Implements (Neolithic) (Find) Field opposite entrance to Baybridge House. O.S.A. No. SU52 SW9. Last O.S. Inspection 18.5.55. N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 529 239
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