Hampshire Treasures

Volume 8 ( Test Valley North)

Page 4 - Abbotts Ann

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Post Norman
Pottery Sherds
Duck Street. Sherds dating from C.13 found when mediaeval pits and wall footings were exposed during development. Ref: Andover Archaeological Society, 1981.     C.A.
SU 328 438
1701 70
Bellamine Pots
Telecom Sub-Station. Pots found in grass field during rebuilding of sub-station. Two inverted and two upright in symmetrical cluster beneath brick floor of presumed C.17 house, all corked, containing bent bronze pins. Ref: Andover Archaeological Society, 1981.     C.A.
SU 328 438
1701 69
Bellamine Pot
Found in chalk floor beneath central hearth of cottage No. 61/62 Abbots Ann. Ref: Andover Archaeological Society.     SU 328 434
1701 71
Period Unknown
Enclosure (Site)
Bulberry, north west of John's Cross. Crop mark of small square enclosure once visible on air photograph. No trace now remains. O.S.A. No. SU34 SW5. Ref: Wessex from the Air, (1928), (Crawford and Keiller), p.29.     SU 327 430
1701 65
Crop Marks
South west of Great Wood. Marks resembling villa site seen from the air in 1920's. Area now under plough. O.S.A. No. SU34 SW2.     SU 310 428
1701 63
Group C - Footpaths, Bridleways and Old Travelways
Travel Way
Coach Road. Reputed route of coaches to avoid steep hill in village. Believed to be the mediaeval road from Fullerton to Andover. Running through an area of scenic beauty with shelter belts of trees in adjoining fields.     SU 331 434
1701 57
Travel Way
Dunkirt Lane (originally Dungcart Lane). Running up attractive unspoilt valley of fields which formerly were under strip cultivation prior to the Enclosure Act. Bordered by woodland along its length.     SU 327 434
1701 58
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