Hampshire Treasures

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Disc Barrow
Ladle Hill Camp. Well preserved barrow sited on hill slope north of the camp. O.S.A. No. SU45 NE 16. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938-40, p.p. 13, 31, 37, 214.     S.A.M. No. 43
N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 479 569
2103 20
Bowl Barrow
North of Beacon Hill Camp. Sited in fir plantation and covered with trees. O.S.A. No. SU45 NE37. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1928-40, p. 347.     S.A.M. No. 290
N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
A.O.N.B.
SU 455 576
2103 30
Barrows (7)
Thorn Down. Tumulus group consisting of bowl and disc barrows, three of which contained evidence of cremations. Centred on grid reference. O.S.A. No. SU45 NE31. Ref: 1. Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society, Vol. 1, 1870, p.197. Ref: 2. P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938-40, pp.206-7.     S.A.M. No. 71
N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 463 554
2103 26
Bronze Age/Iron Age
Ranch Boundaries
Western edge of great Litchfield Down. Mainly destroyed by ploughing but survives in places as slight ditch with bank on west side. O.S.A. No. SU45 NE25. Ref: 1. Ant., Vol. 5, 1931, pp.475, 477, 482, 484. Ref: 2. R.A.F. A.P.s CPE/UK/1931/4088-9.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 479 569
2103 23
Iron Age
Celtic Fields
Northeast of Portridge Cottages. Almost completely ploughed out. Centred on grid reference. O.S.A. No. SU45 NE10. Ref: 1. R.A.F. A.P.s CPE/UK/1931/4036-8, 3042-3. Ref: 2. R.A.F. A.P.s CPE/UK/1973/3282-90, 3036-40.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 479 592
2103 18
Hill Fort
Beacon Hill. Well preserved contour fort covering 12 acres. Within this area are some fifteen con- temporary hut sites comprising horseshoe shape scoops and circular enclosures. O.S.A. No. SU45 NE39. Ref: 1. Field Archaeology as Illustrated by Hants, 1915, (Williams-Freeman), pp.85, 356. Ref: 2. Archaeology of Wessex, 1958, (Grinsell), p.175. Ref: 3. Ant., Vol. 39, 1965, (St. Josep), p.223.     S.A.M. No. 7
N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
A.O.N.B.
C.O.S.
SU 458 572
2103 31
Pit Dwellings (Supposed)
Northwest of Ladle Hill Camp. Area of uneven ground, possibly settlement, preceding or contemporary with, the building of the camp. O.S.A. No. SU45 NE26. Ref: Ant., Vol. 5, 1931, pp.482, 484.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 477 570
2103 24
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