Hampshire Treasures

Volume 6 ( East Hampshire)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Bronze Age
Bowl Barrows (4)
Located in a copse west of Fawley Lane. Known as The Devil's Jumps or The Jumps. Alleged to be the site of a battle between the Danes and Saxons, and near site of a Civil War skirmish. Traces of three other barrows and a bank. O.S.A. No. SU62 NE8. Ref: 1. P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938-40, (Grinsell), pp.28-29, 355. Ref: 2. Civil War in Hants, 1904, (Godwin), p.177.     S.A.M. No. 41
N.P. Act
SU 667 281
2306 42
Site of a possible bowl barrow, south east of Laydean Farm. Mound 20 m. in diameter and 0.3 m. high. Land under crop, no other visible evidence remains. O.S.A. No. SU62 NE12.     N.P. Act
SU 695 260
2306 46
Bowl Barrow
Wheatham Hill. Tree planted barrow 26.0 m. in diameter, with traces of ditch. Stands on crest of prominent ridge. Hollow at centre. O.S.A. No. SU72 NW8.     N.P. Act
SU 745 271
2306 31
Bowl Barrow
Mutilated barrow, north east of Crabtree Cottage. Part destroyed by road, part reduced by ploughing. Originally measured 18.0 m. in diameter by 2.0 m. in height. O.S.A. No. SU72 NW6. Ref: 1. P.H.F.C., Vol. 9, 1920-4, pp.399-400. Ref: 2. Archaeological Review, Vol. 1, 1888, p.281.     N.P. Act
SU 725 267
2306 30
Bowl Barrow
Grass covered and tree planted. 24.0 m. in diameter and a maximum 2.8 m. height. Large hollow at centre. Centred on grid reference. O.S.A. No. SU72 NW12.     N.P. Act
SU 703 273
2306 35
Bowl Barrow
Irregular shaped mound north east of Crabtree Cottage with no trace of ditch. Excavation revealed a cremation, bronze knife/dagger and chisel. Finds in Winchester Museum. O.S.A. No. SU72 NW5. Ref: 1. P.H.F.C., Vol. 9, 1920, p.399. Ref: 2. Archaeological Review, 1888, p.281.     N. P. Act
SU 724 268
2306 24
Bowl Barrows (5)
South of King's Cottage. Features now ploughed out, not definitely identified as barrows. Centred on grid reference. O.S.A. No. SU72 NW10.     N.P. Act
SU 717 257
2306 33
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