Hampshire Treasures

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
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Group A - Natural Features
Sarsen Stone No. 58A
Room 31, of Roman villa. One example of sandstone boulders dating from prehistoric times, which were often used in olden days for religious purposes and also served as boundary marks in ancient fields. Ref: 1. The Kennet Valley Sarsen Industry. Wiltshire Archaeological Magazine 63. 1968. pp.83-93. Ref: 2. P.H.F.C., Vol. 2, Nos. 9 & 10, p.116.     SU 119 169
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Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Stone Age
Long Barrow
Duck's Nest', north east of Down Farm. Thickly overgrown, therefore accurate measurements difficult; about 47 m long and 29 m wide. Deep ditch on west side and a shallower one on the east O.S.A. No. SU12 SW35. Ref: 1. P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, (Grinsell), pt 1, p.37; pt. 2, p.203. Ref: 2. Field Archaeology in Hampshire, 1918, (Williams Freeman), p.81.     S.A.M. No. 27
SU 105 204
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Long Barrow
Grans Barrow', east of Toyd Down. 63 m long and 17 m wide. No trace of side ditches. O.S.A. No. SU01 NE19. Ref: 1. P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, (Grinsell), pt 1, p.37; pt 2, p.203. Ref: 2. Field Archaeology in Hampshire, 1918, (Williams Freeman), p.182.     S.A.M. No. 37
SU 090 198
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Long Barrow
North west of Tenantry Farm. 60 m long and up to 22 m wide. Flanking ditches. Subject to ploughing. O.S.A. No. SU12 SW31. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938, p.p. 10. 202.     S.A.M. No. 427
SU 101 221
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Bronze Age
Bowl Barrow
Black Hill - on parish boundary. 18 yds. diameter and 4 ft. high. Much mutilated in an area of scrubland. O.S.A. No. SU12 SW33. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938, (Grinsell), p.354.     SU 107 228
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Bowl Barrow
North east of Down Farm. 17 m in diameter. Now a vague mound due to ploughing. O.S.A. No. SU12 SW34. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938, (Grinsell), p.354.     SU 105 202
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Bowl Barrow
West of Northayes Farm. 19.5 m in diameter and 1.9 m high. No trace of a surrounding ditch. O.S.A. No. SU12 SW43. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938, (Grinsell), p.357.     SU 108 208
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