Hampshire Treasures

Volume 1 ( Winchester City District)

Page 228 - Oliver's Battery

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Strip Lynchets and Ancient
Compton Down. west end.     SU 455 265
2628 09
Bronze Age
Round Barrows
Compton Down, west end. These barrows are only accessible over private road. O.S.A. No. SU42 NE20.     S.A.M. No. 143
SU 456 270
2628 02
Round Barrow
30 yds. north of Oliver Cromwell's Battery. Possibly plague burial pit. Visible from road. O.S.A. No. SU42 NE28.     S.A.M. No. 144
SU 459 280
2628 03
Anglo-Saxon
Bronze Bowl and Inhumation
Find only (1930). Original bowl in British Museum. Replica in Winchester Museum. O.S.A. No. SU42 NE25. Ref: 1. Antiquaries Journal, Vol. 2, 1931, pp.1-13. Ref: 2. P.H.F.C., Vol. 12, 1934, pp.11-19.     SU 459 278
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Group C - Footpaths, Bridleways and Old Travelways
Travel Way
Compton Down, west end. Ancient way connecting with, inter alia, bridleways to Silkstead, Shawford, Compton, Southampton Road and St. Cross. Of botanical interest.     SU 463 272
2628 07
Travel Way
Compton Down, west end. Ancient travel ways on open downland. Limited access.     SU 455 265
2628 06
Group D - Buildings, Monuments and Engineering Works
Group of Buildings and their Related Settings
South corner of Old Kennels Lane. Comprises thatched cottage, pond, group of trees and two C.19 cottages built for Hursley Hunt employees.     SU 451 270
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