Hampshire Treasures

Volume 1 ( Winchester City District)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Railway
Knowle Junction, Old Meon Valley Line. 1903- 1955. Line closed to goods traffic in 1962, subsequently privately leased. Ref: A Southern Region Record, 1964.     SU 556 100
1917 53
Mill
The Maltings, on River Meon. The Wheel House in poor state of repair, building now a garage. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 25, 1968.     SU 572 112
1917 64
Group F - Historical or Literary Associations
Iron Mill (Site)
Fontley House Farm, lronmill Lane. In operation C.17-C.19. Forge with tilt hammer worked by water power from River Meon. Henry Cort, who patented new methods of processing and resmelting iron, built a new mill. Site covered with iron slag and iron stone. Mill race and dam remains. Mill pond, now dry, is under pasture. O.S.A. No. SU50 NW15. Ref: 1. P.H.F.C., Vol. 5, 1905, (Minns), pp.203, 208. Ref: 2. V.C.H., Vol. 5, pp.464-5. Ref: 3. V.C.H., Vol. 3, p.221.     SU 549 082
1917 60A
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