Hampshire Treasures

Volume 6 ( East Hampshire)

Page 287 - Selborne

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Wayside Cross (Site)
Crouchers Field. Priory Cross mentioned in grants and deeds of Selborne Priory. Disappeared many years ago. O.S.A. No. SU73 SE10.     N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 758 340
1616 57
Chapel (Probable Site)
North of Chapel Farm. St. Mary of Oakhanger Chapel, mentioned 1254 in Selborne Priory Charters. Many tiles and large stones found under raised area in field. Traditional site of chapel. O.S.A. No. SU73 NE22. Ref: 1. V.C.H., Vol. 3, pp.12-15. Ref: 2. Selborne Priory Charters, Vol. 1, (Hants Record Society), p.46. Ref: 3.Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, (White).     SU 767 353
1616 48
Monastic Grange (Site)
Grange Farm. The farm is situated on the original site of The Grange belonging to Selborne Priory. The possible foundations of the original grange building were discovered in 1957. The site is now the lawn of Grange Farm. Mediaeval sherds and oyster sherds were also found. Two small holding ponds for fish are situated in the garden of Coneycroft. There were the 'fish-stews' belonging to The Grange. O.S.A. No. SU73 SW12. Ref: 1. V.C.H., Vol. 3, p.6. Ref: 2. Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, (White). Ref: 3. P.H.F.C., Vol. 9, 1920-4, p.409. Ref: 4. P.H.F.C., Vol. 21, 1958, p.111.     C.A.
N.P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 737 338
1616 15A
Ancient Remains
Norton. Site of deserted mediaeval village. Hundred=Selborne. Ref: 1. V.C.H., Vol. 1, p. 485. Ref: 2. V.C.H., Vol. 2, p. 471. Ref: 3. V.C.H., Vol. 3, pp. 5, 8.     SU 738 350
1616 95
Period Unknown
Cultivation Terraces
The Linchets'. Series of terraces. May have been used for cultivation of grapes in C.17/18. Probable celtic fields, now used for cattle grazing. O.S.A. No. SU73 SW6.     N. P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 732 340
1616 52
Group C - Footpaths, Bridleways and Old Travelways
Ancient Lane
Honey Lane. Here the greensand rock has been deeply eroded by many years of use, to produce one of the best examples of a sunken lane or holloway to be found in Hampshire. Ref: Ancient Lanes and Tracks, 1981, (H.C.C.).     N. P. Act
A.O.N.B.
SU 747 335
1616 79
Old Travelway
Via Canonorum or Monks Way. Metalled way built by monks in the C.14 between Selborne Village and the Priory. Now public bridleway.     N.P. Act
S. S.S. I.
A.O.N.B.
SU 745 340
1616 88
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