Hampshire Treasures

Volume 2 ( Basingstoke and Deane)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
Fryingdown and Allwood Copses. Old coppice woodland with a good flora. Centred on grid reference.     SU 645 473
1808 25
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Stone Age
Neolithic polished flint axe found on the surface in 1957 by farmworker. O.S.A. No. SU64 NW29. Ref: Basingstoke Museum.     SU 630 450
1808 22
Neolithic/ Acheulean Flint
Microlith and barbed and tanged arrowheads found. Many of the finds now in Basingstoke Museum. O.S.A. No. SU64 NW23. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 16, 1944-7, pp.254-5.     SU 629 455
1808 23
Two flint implements of palaeolithic date found in area of bungalows and gardens. O.S.A. No. SU64 SW6.     SU 634 440
1808 20
Bronze Age
Flint barbed and tanged arrowhead found 1957. Now in Basingstoke Museum. O.S.A. No. SU64 NW2.     SU 631 450
1808 24
Iron Age/Romano-British
Celtic Fields
Visible as surface irregularities. Centred at grid reference. O.S.A. No. SU64 SW3. Ref: R.A.F. A.P.s CPE/UK/1973/3070-3.     SU 629 441
1808 21
Post Norman
Church (Site)
All Saints, Hallowed Litten. Foundations of wall and graves found in what is now an orchard. Site indicated by vague step in the ground level. O.S.A. No. SU65 NW24. Ref: V.C.H., Vol. 3, p.363.     SU 636 461
1808 04
Ellisfield Castle. Oblong earthwork covering 4 acres. Date and purposes unknown. Could be either Iron Age or Civil War. O.S.A. No. SU64 NW22. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 1, 1895-9, p.24. Ref: 2. Ancient Monuments, 1955, (Ministry of Works), p.36.     S.A.M. No. 31
SU 629 453
1808 15
Group C - Footpaths, Bridleways and Old Travelways
Alley Lane. Ancient bridle path and public right of way.     SU 639 458
1808 01
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