Hampshire Treasures

Volume 6 ( East Hampshire)

Page 6 - Alton

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Pottery and Glass
Rim of small glass bottle and approximately twenty sherds found 1937 in grounds of house known as Cobbers. O.S.A. No. SU73 NW9.     SU 714 393
0204 14
Roman Town (Site)
Small unplanned town covering approximately 13 ha discovered 1969 during construction of Alton by-pass. Remains of buildings of crude chalk block construction found, several apparently used as bronze smelting workshops.     SU 740 411
0202 26
Saxon
Potsherd
Sherd of a skillet found at Queens Park Nurseries, now in Alton Museum. O.S.A. No. SU73 NW20.     SU 706 390
0206 06
Burial Ground
Mount Pleasant Road. Forty-nine burials, (the majority, cremations) discovered during excavations in 1959, 1960-3. Grave goods include beads, spear-heads, shield bosses and a Roman urn. Majority of finds with the D.O.E.; remainder in possession of the County Museum Service. O.S.A. No. SU73 NW1. Ref: Mediaeval Archaeology, Vol. 14, 1960, p.134.     SU 718 388
0206 05
Group D - Buildings, Monuments and Engineering Works
Amery Hill
Farmhouse
C.18
Amery Farm House. 2 storeys plus attic; three bays, the central one advanced a little. Red brick structure, tiled mansard roof with three dormers. Ground floor with central recessed door set in simple pilastered doorcase and flanked by flush sash windows. Brick band at first floor level. Sash windows. Brick dentil eaves cornice. Later addition at back.     T. & C.P. Act
C.A.
SU 715 396
0204 18
Barn
C.18
To east of Amery Farm House. Four bays long. Timber frame with brick infilling and old tile hipped roof.     T. & C. P. Act
C.A.
SU 715 396
0204 18A
Cottage
C.18
Amery Cottage. Wholly irregular composition, partly 1-storey plus attic and partly of 2 storeys. Partly of mediaeval masonry and flint, partly of brick and partly tile-hung. Tiled roof. Irregular fenestration by casements, mostly with leaded lights but one tall window with glazing bars.     T. & C. P. Act
C.A.
SU 716 395
0204 05
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