Hampshire Treasures

Volume 2 ( Basingstoke and Deane)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Lynchets and Hollow-ways
Beacon Hill. Two lynchets halfway down north slope of hill with a number of later hollow-ways encroaching upon them. O.S.A. No. SU45 NE33.     N.P. Act
SU 456 577
2103 27
White Shute Hill. Oval and roughly circular pits. Finds include pottery, charcoal and human bones. Area now covered by modern road. O.S.A. No. SU45 NE34.     N.P. Act
SU 464 566
2103 39
Buildings (Sites)
Longmeadow Row. Finds include building stone, flue-tiles, roofing tiles and stone foundations. Possibly an industrial site. O.S.A. No. SU46 SE2.     SU 483 602
2103 34
Ladle Hill. Sited on steep west slope of hill and formed by erection of substantial bank on down- hill side of the slope. May have been 'circus' or pond. O.S.A. No. SU45 NW27. Ref: Ant., Vol. 5, 1931, (Piggott), pp.483-4.     N.P. Act
SU 476 569
2103 25
Post Norman
Building (Site)
Hospital of the Holy Cross. West of All Saints Church. Hospital for poor travellers on the road from Winchester to Oxford. Dates of foundation and dissolution not known. O.S.A. No. SU45 NE3. Ref: Mediaeval Religious Houses of England and Wales, 1971, (Knowles and Hadcock), pp.316, 348.     N.P. Act
SU 466 578
2103 15
Depopulated Village
Old Burghclere. Homestead sites and associated enclosures of former settlement. Site visible on air photographs. Centred on grid reference. O.S.A. No. SU45 NE8. Ref: 1. V.C.H., Vol. 1, p.465. Ref: 2. V.C.H., Vol. 4, pp.277-8, 292. Ref: 3. R.A.F. A.P.s CPE/UK/1931/3039-40.     N. P. Act
SU 466 580
2103 17
Beacon (Site)
Beacon Hill. The beacon here passed the Hampshire warning on from the county to Cuckhamsiey Beacon in Berkshire. Nearby excavations revealed red brick and flint fireplace pottery, tobacco pipes etc. presumably site of shelter hut for the men who watched the bonfire. O.S.A. No. SU45 NE35. Ref: 1. P.H.F.C., Vol. 10, 1926-30, p.252. Ref: 2. Man, Vol. 13, 1913, (Woolley), pp.8-9.     N.P. Act
SU 458 572
2103 28
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