Hampshire Treasures

Volume 1 ( Winchester City District)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Settlement
Marks typical of a Romano-British settlement. Nothing visible on the ground. O.S.A. No. SU43 NE12. Ref: A.S.P. C.L. 039, (St. Joseph).     SU 457 392
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Anglo-Saxon
Burial Weapon
Spearhead was found in a grave 11/2ft. below the surface on the edge of 'Chalk Dell' Sutton Scotney. No other grave goods were found. The pit is now disused and partly filled in. Spearhead now in Winchester Museum. O.S.A. No. SU43 NE2. Ref: 1. O.S Map of Britain in Dark Ages, 1939. Ref: 2. O.S. 6', 1962.     SU 462 391
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Post Norman
Homestead Moat
Lower Cranbourne Farmhouse. Remains of a moat can be traced round the farmhouse. Its southern arm, the greater part of the eastern arm and the southern half of the western arm are still water-filled and in good condition. The north western part has spread into a marshy overgrown area and no trace survives at the north east corner. O.S.A. No. SU44 SE24. Ref: 1. O.S. 6' 1911. Ref: 2. V.C.H., Vol.3, pp.454-4, 458-9. Ref: 3. O.S. 6', 1961.     SU 477 406
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Mediaeval Enclosure (Possible)
A white rectangular crop mark circa 42m. by 38m. Its shape suggests that it may be the bank of one of 'Large group of mediaeval enclosures common on the Wessex Downs'. The site is now under stubble and no trace of this enclosure is seen. O.S.A. No. SU43 NE23. Ref: 1. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society, Vol. 2, 1936, (Piggott), p.230. Ref: 2. Archaeological Journal, Vol. 104, 1947, (Hawkes and Piggott), pp.33-4).     SU 494 378
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Coins
Norton Manor. Early English coins were found under one of the lawns. O.S.A. No. SU44 SE21.     SU 470 409
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Enclosure
Crop mark of single ditched rectangular enclosure with entrance gap in centre of east side. O.S.A. No. SU43 NE30. Ref: A.S.P. ALH 21, (St. Joesph).     SU 495 389
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Enclosure
Sub-circular enclosure visible as texture mark. No trace couId be identified on the ground. O.S.A. No. SU44 SE29. Ref: A.S.P. ARW 94, (St. Joseph).     SU 472 414
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