Hampshire Treasures

Volume 6 ( East Hampshire)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Settlement Site
Coarse sherds, quern fragments and pot boilers found in this area. Site under pasture. O.S.A. No. SU72 SW12.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
A.O.N.B.
C.O.S.
SU 719 208
2302 57
Iron Age/Romano-British
Occupation Site
Hut site, pottery, two brooches and small items uncovered. A beaker, six bronze plates and a socketed blade of a knife found. Masonry building and ditched enclosure excavated 1964. Centred on grid reference. O.S.A. No.SU71 NW16. Ref: Antiquaries Journal, Vol. 37, 1957, (Frere), pp.218-220.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
C.O.S.
SU 734 174
2302 12
Iron Age/Roman
Lynchets
Presumed lynchet system obscured by forest. O.S.A. No. SU71 NW5.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
C.O.S.
SU 720 192
2302 66
Lynchets
South east of Butser Hill. Centred on grid reference. O.S.A. No. SU71 NW5.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
A.O.N.B.
C.O.S.
SU 719 196
2302 61
Roman
Pottery
Found among lynchets on Wardown. Whole area covered by forest. O.S.A. No. SU71 NW8.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
C.O.S.
SU 728 192
2302 65
Occupation Site
Poor Peter field, Woolver Brow. Pottery and tile found during laying of gas main. O.S.A. No. SU71 NW11.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 745 192
2302 13
Settlement Site
Probable Romano-British farming site in Holt Down Plantation. Excavations revealed a rectangular flint built room with painted plaster in geometric patterns. Roof of hexagonal sandstone shale tiles. Traces of two other buildings found. Rubbish pit contained New Forest, Castor, and Samian ware, coins, shells, keys and a statuette. Site overgrown. O.S.A. No. SU71 NW7.     S.A.M. No. 316
N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
C.O.S.
SU 721 176
2302 09
Saxon
Spear Head
Found at foot of fire tower on Wardown in 1963. Now in Portsmouth Museum. O.S.A. No. SU71 NW2. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938-40, (Grinsell), p.358.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
C.O.S.
SU 726 198
2302 63
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