Hampshire Treasures

Volume 1 ( Winchester City District)

Page 337 - Wonston

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Bowl Barrow
Thirty-three yds. in diameter and 6ft. high. Chalk ring round lower part. Romano-British sherds found here May 2nd, 1920. O.S.A. No. SU44 SE8. Ref: 1. O.S. 6', 1912. Ref: 2. P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938-40, 'Hampshire Barrows', (Grinsell), p.349.     SU 495 437
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Iron Age
Wonston Manor Farm. Aerial photographs show detailed plan of settlement. Ditched enclosure. Site now ploughed out. O.S.A. No. SU43 NE15. Ref: 1. Journal of Roman Studies, Vol. 43, 1953, p.96. Ref: 2. A.S.P.'s CL/044 and 046, (St. Joseph).     S.A.M. No. 233
SU 470 372
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Celtic Fields
These fields are mostly ploughed out, but well preserved portions are still visible in Norton copse, where lynchets and field banks exist up to 1.0m. in height. O.S.A. No. SU44 SE1 Ref: 1. R.A.F. A.P.'s CPE/UK/1973/3003-13, 4093-4101 and 3092-3100. Ref: 2. R.A.F. A.P.'s 540/334/5146-5. Ref: 3. R.A.F. A.P.'s CPE/UK/1931/4289-91.     SU 488 435
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Cranbourne Clump. Silage pit contained two inhumation burials in graves cut in the chalk. Also found was a late Roman one-handled flagon 7in. high, of a type made in the New Forest. O.S.A. No. SU44 SE23. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 18, 1951-53, p.378.     SU 474 400
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Crop mark of a four-sided, almost square, enclosure. Nothing visible on the ground, but its topographical position and appearance on air photographs are typical of the Romano-British settlement sites in the district. O.S.A. No. SU43 NW13. Ref: A.P. 204/34/26, (Crawford).     SU 443 385
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Rampart and Ditch
Devils Ditch Earthworks, north east of Wonston. It is close to the 11th milestone from Basingstoke where the parish boundary between Hunton and Wonston crosses the road. O.S.A. No. SU44 SE15. Ref: 1. Archaeology in the Field, 1952, (Crawford). Ref: 2. P.H.F.C., Vol. 9, 1920, (Crawford), p.393.     SU 493 430
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