Hampshire Treasures

Volume 5 ( New Forest)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
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Flanged Bronze Axe
Crescentic, with well-beaten flanges and an incipient stopridge. Probably found in clay pits located at eastern extremity of lower Court Wood. Exhibited at the Pitts-Rivers Museum. O.S.A. No. SU11 NW13.     SU 120 152
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Iron Age
Settlement (Site)
Blackheath Down. Now barely visible due to ploughing. O.S.A. No. SUO1 NE13.     SU 077 177
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Probable Cross Ridge
Damerham Knoll, 50m. west of Knoll Camp. Comprises a shallow ditch with fragmentary remains of a bank on the west side. O.S.A. No. SU01 NE30.     SU 098 185
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Earthwork
Knoll Camp. Early hill fort. Circular earthwork containing about four acres. Ditch with inner rampart and traces of counter scarp bank. O.S.A. No. SU01 NE26. Ref: Field Archaeology in Hampshire, 1915, (Williams-Freeman), p.400.     S.A.M. No. 118
SU 099 185
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Field System
North East of Boulsbury Farm. O.S.A. No. SUO1 NE24.     SU 085 166
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Roman
Enclosure
Soldiers Ring'. Sited on crest in an area of Celtic fields. Probable Romano-British cattle enclosure. Centred on grid reference. O.S.A. No. SU01 NE25.     S.A.M. No. 119
SU 082 176
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Post Norman
Pottery
Potsherds from rabbit scrapes. Found in Grim's Ditch in corner of Bokerley Dyke Plantation. O.S.A. No. SU01 NE23.     SU 091 198
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Period Unknown
Earthwork
Grim's Ditch. Whole earthwork encloses an area of sixteen square miles. Probably delimits the holding of a large ranch of the Bronze Age. Ref: Buildings of England; Hants. and I.O.W., (Pevnser and Lloyd), p.330.     SU 090 188
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Crop Mark
North east of Kingland Copse. Possibly a hill fort. Not visible from the ground.     SU 091 165
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Crop Marks
South east of Stapleton Farm. Enclosed a sand pit, but all other marks have been ploughed out. O.S.A. No. SU01 SE35.     SU 094 149
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