Hampshire Treasures

Volume 5 ( New Forest)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Copper corn of Maximus I I found in a garden bordering the 'Dane Stream', near Golden Hill. O.S.A. No. SZ29 NE23.     SZ 261 955
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Post Roman
Site of Battle (Alleged)
Arnewood Common. Supposed site of battle between the Saxons and Danes. No evidence found. It may be a romantic entry connected with place name 'Danes Stream'. O.S.A. No. SZ29 NE9. Ref: 1. The Conquest of Wessex in the C.6, 1954, (Copley). Ref: 2. Anglo Saxon England, 1943, (Stenton).     SZ 252 975
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Pottery fragments found by scouts digging a trench, close to Vaggs Lane. O.S.A. No. SZ29 NE20. Ref: The Ashleon. Ashley County Secondary School magazine, 1963.     SZ 266 961
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Boar Spear
Found near Ashley Lane. Spear has ridged leaf blade. 8 ft 6 ins long. The socket was not split. Identified by Southampton Museum. O.S.A. No. SZ29 NE15.     SZ 265 957
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Forge and Furnace (Possible Site)
Site of iron forge in The Rough. No trace of slag found in the area. Surrounding field names Furnace, North Furnace and Furness, justify retention of this possible site. O.S.A. No. SZ29 SE5. Ref: Tithe Map. 1840, (Milford).     SZ 278 942
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Group D - Buildings, Monuments and Engineering Works
Grave Slab
West end of parish church, Hordle Lane, Hordle. Limestone slab with signs of carving of decorative cross. Ref: A History of the Parish of All Saints', Hordle, and its churches, 1973, (James), p.2.     SZ 273 950
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Hordle Farm, formerly Harts Farmhouse, Everton Road. 11/2 storey. Rendered with tiled roof. Northern two bays of cob. Two gabled dormers with later finials. Early leaded lights in top half of windows. Inglenook fireplace and bread oven. Extensions added circa 1890.     T. & C.P. Act
SZ 285 942
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Lea Green Farm, Christchurch Road, Downton. Red brick structure with string course at first floor level. Part tiled, part slate roof. 2 storeys. Sash windows. Door with flat hood. Rear partly tile-hung.     SZ 276 937
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