Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Martin Down

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50°58'18"-01°55'09" show decimal

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Martin Down
Sillen Lane, Martin, Hampshire

Martin Down is a national nature reserve looked after by the Nature Conservancy Council and Hampshire County Council; it was acquired in 1978 and covers some 336 hectares, much of the land being registered common land and used for grazing.

How to get here:

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Road: A354 - Martin Down is situated from the A354 between Salisbury and Blandford Forum; turn south into Martin Drove End (signposted Martin) and head towards Martin. When you reach the village green, turn left into Sillen Lane and at the end of the lane is a car park. Parking: car park. +

 

Access: reservationStatus: unknownMartin Down

Photo

Photograph taken: 16th September 2006 by Chuck Foster

"The Martin Down nature reserve covers a large area of the countryside, and filming could have been anywhere! This photo is taken from the end of Sillen Lane nearest Martin village, which seems a likely spot as any!"

The Awakening (1)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 21 Jul 1983
A horseman is spotted in the distance.

 

Other nearby locations:

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Martin (The Awakening). Road: Drive down Sillen Lane until you reach the village green. Parking: roadside.

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Damers Cottage Stable (The Awakening): 0.70 miles.

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Tarrant Monkton (The Awakening): 9.41 miles.

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Bishops Court Farm (The Awakening): 13.11 miles.

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Bishops Court (The Awakening): 13.13 miles.

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Shapwick (The Awakening): 13.14 miles.

Further links about the location:

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Hampshire Government - Martin Down National Nature Reserve

Related Stories

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The Awakening [21 Jul 1983]: Rider seen on hillside.

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