Hampshire Treasures

Volume 1 ( Winchester City District)

Page 58 - Compton

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Bowl Barrow
Situated in north east corner of parish. Much of it has been ploughed over. O.S.A. No. SU42 NE47. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1940, (Grinsell), p. 354.     S.A.M. No. 146
SU 473 266
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Bucket Urns (2)
Found in 1950, north of Bushfield Camp, just off Whiteshute Lane. They are now in Winchester Museum. O.S.A. No. SU42 NE40. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 17, 1952, (Grinsell), p. 360.     SU 470 277
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Iron Age
Flint Axe (Socketed)
Found in 1907. Just north of the Winchester Bypass. O.S.A. No. SU42 NE38. Ref: Abstracts of Prehistoric Society. 2nd Series, Vol. 22, p.249.     SU 477 266
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Ancient Site
Pit discovered in 1965 on Yew Hill. Pottery sherds from the site are in Winchester Museum. O.S.A. No. SU42 NE50. Ref: P.H.F.C. News Letter, No. 1, Part 1, May 1965, (Cottrill), p.16.     SU 454 264
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Roman
Burial Ground
Two sites have been identified at the intersection of the Winchester By-pass with the Winchester/ Southampton railway line. A pot was found at one site. O.S.A. No. SU42 NE35. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1937-8, (Freeman-Williams), p. 117.     SU 473 256
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Roman Coin
Constantine (A.D. 306-337). Found in the garden of Yew Tree Cottage. O.S.A. No. SU42 NE23. Ref: Compton, near Winchester, 1939 (Drew), p.13     SU 463 259
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Strip Lynchets
Believed to be of Saxon origin. They are situated on the east side of Shawford Down now partly overgrown by bushes. O.S.A. No. SU42 SE24. Ref: Compton, near Winchester, 1939 (Drew), p.159.     N.P. Act
C.O.S.
SU 470 246
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Group C - Footpaths, Bridleways and Old Travelways
Silkstead Lane
Ancient trackway, probably pre-Roman.     SU 447 253
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