Hampshire Treasures

Volume 7 ( Havant)

Page 83 - Purbrook

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Belgic Hut Floor
Near Farlington Redoubt. Hut floor and pottery found. Ref: Portsmouth City Museum.     SU 686 065
1107 29
Pit and Ditch
Crookhorn Lane. Pit with animal bones, pot boilers and pottery. Belgic ditch with sherds, charcoal and flints. No trace remains. O.S.A. No. SU60 NE12. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 24, 1969, pp.42-58.     SU 683 065
1107 28
Roman
Possible Barn
Southwest of Roman villa site. One foundation wall and two rows of postholes, pottery and roof tiles etc. have been found. O.S.A. No. SU60 NW22. Ref: S.H.A.R.G. Card Index, Manor Farm, Botley.     SU 688 069
1107 33
Post Norman
Fortification
Farlington Redoubt. One of the six Portsdown Hill forts built in the C.19 when there was serious threat of a French invasion. Consisted of a circular entrenchment cut in the hillside and reinforced on both sides with brick. Almost completely demolished. O.S.A. No. SU60 NE(M)3. Ref: Buildings of England; Hants. and I.O.W., (Pevsner and Lloyd), p.387.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 686 064
1107 26
Fortifications
Fort Purbrook, Crookhorn Lane. Part of the series of fortifications behind Portsmouth built during Lord Palmerston's second ministry when there were fears of a French invasion. Built within the hillside with pointed projection in the centre and faced with red brick. O.S.A. No. SU60 NE(M)3. Ref: Buildings of England; Hants. and I.O.W., (Pevsner and Lloyd), p.387.     T. & C.P. Act
S.A.M. No. 288
SU 678 065
1107 08
Group C - Footpaths, Bridleways and Old Travelways
Travelway
Scratchface Lane. Very old bridleway and footpath from Bedhampton to Purbrook. Overgrown woodland affording cover for much wildlife that depends on these tiny pockets of woodland for survival.     SU 689 075
1107 18
Travelway (Site)
Roman road No. 421 crossing the parish (Chichester to Bitterne).     SU 686 073
1107 27
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