Hampshire Treasures

Volume 1 ( Winchester City District)

Page 109 - Exton

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
Viewpoint
Beacon Hill. Views over the Meon Valley. Beech woods.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 598 226
1908 06
Nature Reserve
Old Winchester Hill. Downlands, views over valley.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
C.O.S.
SU 639 219
1908 01
Water Meadows
The Grynch, Exton Manor. Natural grassland. Water birds.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 622 216
1908 05
Garden Bounded by River
The Shoe Inn. The site of the Old Forge. Interesting flint and brickwork.     C.A.
N. P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 613 208
1908 35
Scenic Beauty
The entire parish of Exton is designated part of the East Hants. Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 600 223
1908 47
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Stone Age
Flint Working Site
A Mesolithic site near the east entrance of Old Winchester Hill. Scrapers, axes and flakes found. Located in nature reserve and County Open Space. O.S.A. No. SU62 SW27. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 17, 1947-50, (Drpaer), p.297.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
A.O.N.B.
C.O.S.
SU 645 207
1908 44
Bronze Age
Bowl Barrows (3)
Old Winchester Hill. Within the area of the fort. O.S.A. No. SU62 SW24. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938-40, (Grinself), pp. 15, 247.     S.A.M. No. 56
N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
C.O.S.
SU 641 206
1908 03
Barrows (6)
Old Winchester Hill. Outside the western entrance. O.S.A. No. SU62 SW23. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14,1938-40.     S.A.M. No. 56
N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
A.O.N.B.
C.O.S.
SU 638 206
1908 04
Barrows (3)
Preshaw Estate. Not visible on ground. O.S.A. No. SU52 SE16.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 583 232
1908 16
Barrow
Preshaw Estate. Find of urn now in British Museum. O.S.A. No. SU52 SE4.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 575 241
1908 13
Barrows (Bell, Disc, and Saucer)
Preshaw Estate. Roman hoard A.D. 300 found on site in 1850. Now in Winchester City Museum.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 572 244
1908 12
Barrows (2)
Manor Farm. South east of Beacon Hill beeches. O.S.A. No. SU62 SW5. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1932-40, (Grinsell), pp.228,355.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 607 225
1908 08
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