Hampshire Treasures

Volume 1 ( Winchester City District)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Roman
Roman Villa Site
ltchen Abbas. Between Bridgets and Lone Farms. Excavated in 1878, several mosaics, coins, bones and pieces of pottery were found. It was protected by a hut and wire netting which has now fallen into decay. O>S.A. No. SU53 SW4. Ref: 1. Journal of the British Archaeological Association, Vol. 34, 1878, (Rev. Collier), pp.233-4, 501. Ref: 2. R.A.F., A.P.'s CPE/UK/1842/3158-9.     S.A.M. No. 182
SU 528 343
2620 75
Enclosure
A bank and ditch sited to the south of Avington Park may be part of a very early park enclosure, possibly Roman. Embankment half a mile west may be of the same system. O.S.A. No. SU53 SW14. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 17, 1949, (Crawford), pp.107-111.     SU 538 311
2620 79
Strip Lynchets
Site of possible strip lynchets to south of road through Avington Park. Centred at given grid reference. O.S.A. No. SU53 SW12. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 17, 1947-50, (Crawford), pp.107-110.     SU 523 320
2620 87
Strip Lynchets
Very little is visible at the site, located in Avington Park. O.S.A. No. SU53 SW11. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 17, 1947-50, (Crawford), pp.107-110.     SU 537 319
2620 78
Anglo-Saxon
Cemetery
Possible pagan cemetery situated in the wooded area of Avington Park to the south of Beech Hill. Nothing is visible at the site. O.S.A. No. SU53 SW17. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 17, Part II, 1951, pp.110-111.     SU 523 317
2620 80
Ancient Site
SoiI marks show on aerial photographs at this site north east of Temple Valley. O.S.A. No. SU52 NW28. Ref: R.A.F., A.P.'s CPE/UK/1992/4045-6.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 541 286
2620 89
Earthworks
These earthworks stretch from Avington Park, parallel to Alresford Drive as far as the Alresford Road. They consist of a discontinuous bank 10 to 12ft. high and 11/2miles long.     S.A.M. No. 150
SU 526 309
2620 82
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