UCR: Shoddesden Lane

Location: Shoddesden Ln, Andover, Hampshire SP11, UK
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  • Location: Little Shoddesden, Hampshire.
  • OS Explorer Map 131, 'Romsey, Andover & Test Valley. Stockbridge & Ludgershall'.
  • Starting OS Grid Reference: SU282489
  • Starting GPS Co-ordinates: N51 23' 90" W001 59' 80"
  • Finishing OS Grid Reference: SU285497  
  • Finishing GPS Co-ordinates: N51 24' 50" W001 59' 30"
  • To see: nothing much except the view.
  • ALWAYS follow the Greenlane Code!

This pleasant (if bumpy) little lane, starting at it's southern end in Little Shoddesden, follows a field boundary in a northerly direction and offers beautiful views over the rolling chalk downland to the west.

However, the Andover-Ludgershall Military Depot railway (which is the old Midland and South Western Junction Railway) does not provide a level crossing for this byway and instead the engineers installed a gate for a footpath instead. As such, it is a dead end and a pointless drive. Make it a part of a nice country walk instead!

No way through here...


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