Hampshire Treasures

Volume 6 ( East Hampshire)

Page 107 - East Meon

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Ancient Site
A secondary Neolithic site on Oxenbourne Down. Considered to be an implement factory site.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 715 185
2305 150
Long Barrow
Salt Hill. Half mile north of South Hants Ridgeway. Normal barrow of Wessex type with flanking ditches, orientated north east to south west. O.S.A. No. SU62 SE12.     S.A.M. No. 404
N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 672 201
2305 131
Dyke
A cross-ridge dyke at the top of Harvesting Lane, comprising a ditch with side banks extending from above very steep natural slopes. Part has been under plough for many years and can only be traced on air-photographs. One of a series set across ridges that give access to Butser Hill. O.S.A. No. SU71 NW1.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
A.O.N.B.
SU 708 195
2305 134
Bowl Barrow
Barrow north east of Drayton House, under crop. 40 m. across with a maximum height of 1 m. O.S.A. No. SU62 SE7.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 673 239
2305 127
Bowl Barrow
West of a spur of Long Down. Under pasture in fair condition. Ditch not apparent. 25 m. in diameter and 0.6 m. high. O.S.A. No. SU61 NE3.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 669 197
2305 137
Bowl Barrow
Large barrow in Hyden Wood. Tree covered, with faint traces of a ditch. O.S.A. No. SU61 NE7.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 692 189
2305 113
Bowl Barrow
In copse near Hyden Cross. 11 m. in diameter, grass and tree covered. Site only of another barrow. O.S.A. No. SU61 NE8. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938-40, Hampshire Barrows (Grinsell), p.358.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 682 189
2305 114
Bowl Barrow (4)
On north-east slopes of Hyden Hill. No trace of surrounding ditches. O.S.A. No. SU61 NE9. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938-40, (Grinsell), p.358.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 689 192
2305 115
Bowl Barrow (Probable)
Ploughed down mound 20 m. by 0.5 m. north of Martin's Down. Scattered with large flints. O.S.A. No. SU62 NE19.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 660 261
2305 120
Cross Dykes
Ditches in the grounds of H.M.S. Mercury (formerly Leydene House). Multiple earth- work about 850 m. in length astride South Hampshire Ridgeway. Series of two banks and three ditches, centred on grid reference. There is a barrow on the east side. O.S.A. No. SU61 NE6. O.S.A. No. SU61 NE5.     S.A.M. No. 135
N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 679 193
2305 112
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