Hampshire Treasures

Volume 1 ( Winchester City District)

Page 212 - Northington

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
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Woodland
This line of thirty beech trees is situated north west of Northington Church on Northington Down. Acts as shelter belt and botanical area.     SU 562 374
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Woodland
Spy Bush Plantation, Swarraton. Planted in 1825/30. It acts as a woodland shelter belt and is a botanical area. Intersected by Bridleway No. 7. Ref: History of Northington and Swarraton, 1890, (Eyre).     SU 586 376
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Sarsen Stone No. 51 A
The Grange, Northington. Beside ornamental bridge.     SU 563 358
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Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Bronze Age
Bowl Barrows
Situated on the south edge of Spy Bush Plantation. Traces of ditches around the barrows. O.S.A. No. SU53 NE 18. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938/40, (Grinsell), p.352.     SU 585 369
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Iron Age
Settlement Site
To the north of Northington, this area occupies prominent hill position from which Danesbury is visible. Crop marks visible on aerial photographs. O.S.A. No. SU53 NE6. Ref: A.S.P. AP/AQ69, (St Joseph).     SU 563 382
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Field Way
Situated to the north of Spy Bush Plantation, it is known as the Big Dyke or 'Miclandic'. Referred to in Charter of 900 as a Boundmark. O.S.A. No. SU53 NE16. Ref: Field Archaeology 1915, p.392.     SU 585 376
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Roman
Site of Roman Building
On eastern edge of Mill Lane copse. Traces of roof debris and pavements are visible. Site is subject to tree felling and ploughing. O.S.A. No. SU53 NW23.     SU 537 373
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Occupation Site
Excavation at Totford for a bore hole revealed a number of occupation layers at a depth of 5ft. Several finds in Winchester Museum. O.S.A. No. SU53 NE7.     SU 570 381
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