Hampshire Treasures

Volume 1 ( Winchester City District)

Page 219 - Old Alresford

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
Pond
Old Alresford Pond. Formed by the construction of the Great Weir by Godfrey De Lucy, Bishop of Winchester (circa 1190) in order to make River ltchen navigable from Winchester to Alresford. Wild birds of many species may be seen. Designated as a S.S.S.I. O.S.A. No. SU53 SE15.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 593 331
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Landscape Features
The road from the Globe Inn, B3046, for a distance of approximately 200 yds., was originally the Great Weir. Part of New Alresford Conservation Area. Some trees obscured by ivy, but fine copper beeches present. On boundary of S.S.S.I.     C.A.
N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 581 331
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Viewing Point
From summit of Bugmore Hill. Extensive views over countryside to north and south. Site of triangulation point.     SU 596 377
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Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Bronze Age
Round Barrow
East of Upper Lanham Down. Ref: 1. P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, (1938-40), p. 352. Ref: 2. Hampshire Barrows, (Grinsell).     S.A.M. No. 216
SU 626 368
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Bowl Barrows (2)
South east of Golden Lane. One clearly visible, the other threatened by farm cultivation. O.S.A. No. SU53 SE26.     SU 598 346
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Barrow (Site)
Wibba's Barrow east of Alresford Pond. Threatened by farm cultivation. O.S.A. No. SU53 SE17. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, p. 33.     N.P. Act
SU 596 330
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Bowl Barrows (5)
North west of Manor Farm. Ploughed down. O.S.A. No. SU53 SE10. Ref: A.S.P.'s CA 040-1, (St. Joseph).     SU 530 341
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Iron Age
Settlement (Site)
North of Pinglestone Farm (some later enclosures). O.S.A. No. SU53 SE9. Ref: 1. A.S.P.'s CA 040-5, (St. Joseph). Ref: 2. R.A.F. A.P.'s CPE/uk/1842/3151-2.     SU 582 341
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Settlement (Site)
South east of Upper Lanham Copse. Romano- British. Position not obvious. O.S.A. No. SU53 NE19. Ref: 1. A.S.P.'s 285-6, (St. Joseph). Ref: 2. Recent Archaeological Excavations in Britain, 1956, (Milford).     SU 599 362
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Celtic Field
West of New Alresford. (Ploughed out).     SU 573 330
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