Hampshire Treasures

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Bronze Age
Round Barrow
Ashley Cross. 36.5 m in circumference. Central depression, probably from excavation. Now overgrown with heather and gorse. O.S.A. No. SU21 SW9.     S.A.M. No. 300
N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 206 143
2406 68
Boiling Mound
Deadman Bottom. Kidney-shaped mound partly in a bog, 14.0 m across and 0.7 m high. A trough 8 ft by 4 ft was found under an indentation on the top. O.S.A No. SU21 NW13. Ref: P.H.F.C., New Forest Section 24, 1967, (Pasmore-Pallister), pp.14-19.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 207 172
2406 145
Bowl Barrows (5)
The Butts. A - 15.0 m diameter and 0.9 m high. Mutilated by a trench. B - 11.0 m diameter and 0.8 m high. Mutilated. C - 10.5 m diameter and 0.6 m high. D - 16.5 m diameter and 1.2 m high. Depression in centre. E - 15.0 m northeast of barrow D. Low heather covered mound approx 9.0 m diameter and 0.5 m high. Hollow in centre. No visible ditch. O.S.A No. SU21 NW7. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1935, (Grinsell), p.357.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 214 156
2406 144
Bowl Barrows (2)
South of Windyeats Farm. One barrow is 13.0 m diameter and 0.7 m high, partly mutilated. The other, Jacob's Barrow, is 18 m diameter by 1 m high. Neither have ditches. O.S.A. No. SU21 NW2. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938-40, (Grinsell), p.357.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 213 179
2406 143
Boiling Mound (Site)
North of Cockley Hill. Cross-section is visible in the south bank of a stream. The mound has been filled with burnt earth and flints then sealed below 0.4 metres of topsoil. O.S.A. No. SU11 NE23. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 24, 1967, (Pasmore-Pallister), p15.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 193 160
2406 110
Urns
Found on roadway, west of railway bridge. Contain cremations but no trace of a barrow. O.S.A. No. SU11 SW13. Ref: History of Fordingbridge, 1909, p.84.     SU 136 144
2406 85
Beaker
Site of find now developed as Ashford Close. O.S.A. No. SU11 SW14. Ref: Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society, Vol. 14, 1938, p.96.     SU 138 144
2406 86
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