Hampshire Treasures

Volume 6 ( East Hampshire)

Page 236 - Petersfield

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Roman
Coffin
Lead coffin found in a gravel pit immediately north of the Roman villa in 1898. O.S.A. No. SU72 SW1.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 725 236
1301 213
Villa (Site)
South of Finchmead Lane, Stroud. A large villa with baths excavated 1907-8. Basilican house measuring 140 ft. x 52 ft. of rectangular plan with projecting wings. At first divided by two rows of wooden columns, later divided into rooms with front corridor. Concrete posts mark site which has been turfed. O.S.A. No. SU72 SW1. Ref: Archaeological Journal, Vol. 65, (Moray Williams), pp.57-60.     S.A.M. No. 112
N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 725 235
1301 212
Post Mediaeval
Pottery
Excavations on site of 11, Sheep Street revealed pieces of mediaeval pottery and the foundations of two ancient wells.     C.A.
N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 745 232
1301 241
Group C - Footpaths, Bridleways and Old Travelways
Travelway
Joins A3 to A272 at Sheet. Old travelway, part sunken up to about 15 ft. in places. Leads from Sheet Bridge round the edge of Sheet Common to the A272.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 762 245
1302 221
Footpath
Folly Lane. Formerly known as White Hart Passage, when it was a track for horse-drawn coaches travelling to the Old White Hart Inn, now Nos. 18 and 20 High Street. The path runs from between these two properties, through a brick passageway out to the footpath by the stream in the present car park. Originally it continued over a bridge and on to College Street.     C.A.
N. P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 748 233
1302 206
Travelway
Old route between The Harrow Inn and Kettlebrook Cottages. Centred on grid reference.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 752 251
1302 237
Travelway
Brook Lane, The Spain. One of the old lanes connecting The Spain with the stream to the south. Formed old boundary between the borough of Petersfield and the tithing of Weston. Flanked by walls.     C.A.
N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 744 231
1301 205
Travelway
Old Bell Hill sunken track. The old road over Bell Hill which lies west of the present road. Runs through a belt of trees in grounds of private houses.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 739 241
1301 224
Trackway
Boundary Lane. Ancient pack horse route avoiding steep gradients. At northern end meets Dark Hollow and Bell Hill Ridge, other trackways, and continues to Tilmore Road. Ref: 1. Boundary Commission Map 1831. Ref: 2. Tithe Map 1841. (Named Fennell Lane).     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 743 236
1301 195
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