Hampshire Treasures

Volume 7 ( Havant)

Page 7 - Battins

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
Trees
Billy Lawn Avenue, Somborne Drive, Leigh Park. Four single oaks.     T.P.O. No. 664
SU 717 079
1106 30
Forest
Havant Thicket. Remnant of ancient Forest of Bere. Section in Battins Ward centred on grid reference.     SU 712 095
1106 13
Trees
Riders Lane. Avenue of fine oak and elm trees.     T.P.O. No. 155
SU 711 080
1106 22
Trees
Nos. 15-25, Stockheath Lane, Leigh Park. Groups of poplars and single horse chestnut, willow and weeping willow.     T.P.O. No. 749
SU 712 074
1106 31
Gardens and Lake
Former Leigh Park Mansion. Landscaped garden containing many fine specimens of trees and shrubs brought back from China by Sir George Staunton in the early C.19. Centred on grid reference.     C.A.
SU 721 090
1106 01
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Stone Age
Flakes
Petersfield Road. Mesolithic flakes and a possible hearth found October 1968. Ref: Portsmouth City Museum Card Index.     C.A.
SU 723 092
1106 15
Flints
North of Stockheath Common. Flints and small scrapers found in river gravel. Ref: Portsmouth City Museum, (Harris).     SU 712 079
1106 20
Roman
Burial
West of Wakefords Copse on eastern edge of Petersfield Road. Coarseware pot and lid found in grave with human jawbone. Site disturbed by roadworks 1971. Ref: Portsmouth City Museum Card Index.     C.A.
SU 723 090
1106 16
Post Norman
Ditch
Off the Havant-Petersfield Road. A section of ditch 6ft. wide, uncovered during top-soil removal in 1968. Excavation revealed post holes and coarse flint pottery. Ref: Portsmouth City Museum Card Index.     C.A.
SU 723 092
1106 17
Possible Ditch
Petersfield Road. Mediaeval pottery, worked flints and horn core found in association with possible ditch (still visible in gardens). Un-covered during roadworks May 1971. Ref: Portsmouth City Museum Card Index.     C.A.
SU 723 087
1106 18
Hearth
Battins Copse. Possible C.17 smelting hearth of limestone blocks with brick facade. Central stoke-house/flue. Found June 1973. Ref: Portsmouth City Museum Card Index.     SU 718 079
1106 19
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