Hampshire Treasures

Volume 6 ( East Hampshire)

Page 37 - Bentworth

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
Village green. Oak planted 1919 in centre, in thanksgiving for end of First World War.     SU 664 401
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Bentworth Lodge. Area to the north of the Lodge with interesting flora.     SU 683 403
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Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Stone Age
Mesolithic Thames pick found in Woodmans Field. Now in Newbury Museum. O.S.A. No. SU63 NE4.     SU 680 399
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Bronze Age
North of Nancole Copse. Tripartite cinerary urn found in 1955 containing cremation of an adult. Urn is exhibited in Alton Museum. O.S.A. No. SU64 SE8. Ref: Alton Museum, (Access No. 1956.9.)     SU 663 421
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Iron Age
Rubbish Pit
Holt End. Belgic pottery and animal bones found in face of Quarry 1954. O.S.A. No. SU63 NE3.     SU 658 391
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Tinkers Lane. Bronze coin of Valentinian I found in garden. Now stored in Alton Museum. O.S.A. No. SU63 NE2.     SU 664 399
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Rubbish Pit
Wivelrod. Finds include pottery, bone objects, spindle-whorls and fragments of roofing tiles. C.1/4. O.S.A. No. SU63 NE9. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 15, 1941-3, pp.246-7.     SU 675 383
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Group C - Footpaths, Bridleways and Old Travelways
Old Travel Way
Public Footpath No. 24 from Rushmoor to Ashley, continued as Path No. 23 Dirty Lane to Jenny Green Lane and through New Copse to Path No. 28 Chawton boundary. Appears to have been in use from at least the C.13.     SU 648 409
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Old Travel Way
Wadgetts Lane, formerly Wadstreet. Public footpath No. 25.     SU 668 406
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Old Travel Way
Tinkers Lane. Public Footpath No. 26. Old road from centre of village and the church, through the common fields to the hamlet of Wivelrod, possibly the earliest settlement in the parish.     C.A.
SU 664 401
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