Hampshire Treasures

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
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Bowl Barrow (6) (Sites)
West of Northayes Farm. Reduced by ploughing to vague mounds under stubble. Fragment of an urn and a crouched inhumation found, probably earlier than 1600 BC. Ref: 1. P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938, (Grinsell), p.p. 220-1, 357. Ref: 2. P.H.F.C., Vol. 16, 1944-6, p.p. 156-162.     SU 106 209
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Bowl Barrow
Rockbourne Down. 12.0 m in diameter and 0.2 m high. Surrounding ditch. Subject to ploughing. O.S.A. No. SU02 SE27. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938, (Grinsell), p.35.     SU 099 214
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Bowl Barrows (4)
South of Tenantry Farm. Now vague mounds due to plouging. Centred on grid reference. O.S.A. No. SU12 SW38. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938, (Grinsell), p.357.     SU 105 210
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Barrows (2)
North east of Tenantry Farm. Pot, and flint arrowhead, found during excavations in 1911. Sites completely ploughed out. O.S.A. No. SU12 SW44. Ref: Excavations on Rockbourne Down, Hants, 1914, (Sumner), p.14, 18.     SU 108 218
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Barrows (7)
South-south east of Tenantry Farm. Heavily mutilated by ploughing. Two are now just vague mounds, the other five are visible as circular patches of chalk. Centred on grid reference. O.S.A. No. SU12 SW36. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938, (Grinsell), p.357.     SU 106 207
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Beaker (Part)
South east of Toyd Farm. Fragmentary remains found accompanying a crouched inhumation, 1949. O.S.A. No. SU02 SE31.     SU 099 204
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Iron Age
Enclosure
North of 'Duck's Nest' long barrow. Oval shaped with slightly flattened sides. Pottery and flints found in the area. O.S.A. No. SU12 SW45. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 15, 1941-3, pp.53-55.     SU 103 205
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Earthwork
Knoll Camp. Hill fort. Covers about 4 acres. Single bank and ditch. Partially in woodland and very overgrown. O.S.A. No. SU01 NE26.     S.A.M. 118
SU 098 186
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Roman
Coins
Found at Brookheath, 1893. Large hoard of coins, mostly of Tetricus. Site now covered by rough grass and scrub. O.S.A. No. SU11 NW3.     SU 126 174
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