Hampshire Treasures

Volume 5 ( New Forest)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Post Norman
Mediaeval Church (Site)
South west of Hancock's Farm. Designated a church until 1525, then called a chapel. Site is now within a cultivated field. O.S.A. No. SU01 NE5. Ref: V.C.H., Vol. 4, p.594.     SU 075 188
2410 49
Unknown Period
Earthwork
Tidpit Down. Grim's Ditch. Whole earthwork encloses an area of 16 square miles. Probably delimits the holding of a large ranch of the Bronze Age. Ref: Buildings of England; Hants. & I.O.W., (Pevsner & Lloyd), p.330.     S.A.M. No. 105
SU 067 181
2410 29
Earthwork
Martin Down. Grim's Ditch. From the Wiltshire to Dorset borders. Bank and ditch feature.     S.A.M. No. 126
N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 041 208
2410 30
Earthwork
From Old Lodge Copse to Toyd Clump. Grim's Ditch.     S.A.M. No. 169
SU 051 220
2410 37
Earthwork
Martin Down. Bokerley Dyke. A defensive work. Bears a close resemblance to Grim's Ditch but is of modest dimensions in this area, until it reaches Blagdon Hill.     S.A.M. No. 261
SU 032 198
2410 38
Crop Mark
North west of St. Bride's Farm. Forms a single ditched roughly oval enclosure. reaches Blagdon Hill.     SU 064 205
2410 65
Crop Mark
South east of Windmill Hill. Western end of single ditched rectangular enclosure with rounded corners. O.S.A. No. SU01 NE39.     SU 085 189
2410 55
Group C - Footpaths, Bridleways and Old Travelways
Ancient Trackway
South east of Vernditch Chase. Section of Dorchester to Old Sarum Roman Road.     S.A.M. No. 164
SU 032 199
2410 36
Ancient Trackway
South west of Vernditch Chase. Roman Road crossing Martin Down.     S.A.M. No. 201
SU 036 203
2410 66
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