Hampshire Treasures

Volume 6 ( East Hampshire)

Page 192 - Horndean

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Area of Scenic Beauty
The extreme western part of the parish is designated as being of particular ecological interest. The grid reference given locates the centre of the area.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 718 147
2309 63
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Stone Age
Axe
Neolithic flint axe found. Exact location unknown. Also tanged and barbed white flint arrowhead of bronze age date found at same location. O.S.A. No. SU61 SE3. Ref: Archaeological Journal, No. 20, 1863, pp.371-2.     SU 690 140
2309 30
Bronze Age
Disc Barrow (Probable)
Close to London Road. Originally a low mound with shallow ditch, but no trace remains. Excavation revealed a crouched female burial. No grave goods found. O.S.A. No.SU71 NW17. Ref: Field Archaeology as Illustrated in Hampshire, 1915, (Williams-Freeman), pp.276-7.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 707 154
2309 26
Iron Age/Roman
Occupation Site
Site of farm occupied from C.1 -C.3/4. Late Belgic and Roman finds of potsherds, querns and loomweights now in Portsmouth City Museum. O.S.A. No. SU61 SE4. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 22, 1961, (Cunliffe), pp.25-29.     SU 696 125
2309 25
Cemetery
Three late Iron Age, six Romano-British and thirty-three Anglo Saxon burials found in 1947 during roadworks. Iron Age burials at a depth of 8 ins. with some pottery sherds. Romano-British graves contained hob nails, a bone comb and C.4 coins. Anglo Saxon graves with iron knives, buckles, beads and pottery. Finds in Cumberland House Museum, Southsea. O.S.A. No. SU71 NW18. Ref: Roman Britain and the English Settlements, 1936, (Myres), p.399.     SU 707 153
2309 27
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