Hampshire Treasures

Volume 8 ( Test Valley North)

Page 73 - Faccombe

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
Sarsen Stone No. 25C
Outside St. Barnabas Church.     A.O.N.B.
SU 390 581
1707 13
Sarsen Stone No. 25A
Within perimeter of Netherton deserted mediaeval village.     A.O.N.B.
SU 372 578
1707 12
Sarsen Stone No. 25B
Lining triangular green and road in centre of Netherton Hamlet.     A.O.N.B.
SU 377 578
1707 11
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Iron Age/Roman
Celtic Fields
Extending over northern part of the parish. Lynchets and field banks up to 3.0m in height. Centred on grid reference. O.S.A. No. SU35 NE2.     A.O.N.B.
SU 387 588
1707 09
Post Norman
Church (Site)
St. Michael, Netherton. Small C.12 church, entirely demolished when the present parish church was erected in 1866. A number of re-set headstones mark the site. O.S.A. No.SU35 NE9. Ref: V.C.H., Vol. 4, pp.314-8.     A.O.N.B.
SU 375 577
1707 05
Settlement (Site)
Netherton Mediaeval Settlement Earthworks. Site of the original settlement of Faccombe first mentioned in C.9. Excavations have revealed remains of the C.14 manor house and earlier houses. The village probably declined in the C.14. Indications of crofts and allied enclosures can still be seen. O.S.A. No. SU35 NE10. Ref: 1. V.C.H., Vol. 4, pp.314-17. Ref: 2. Deserted Mediaeval Village Research Group, 1971, 1972/3, 1974 and Plans.     S.A.M. No. H.482
SU 375 577
1707 06
Period Unknown
Strip Lynchets
Extending over south-east of parish. Series of well preserved strip lynchets from 2.0m to 5.0m in height. Probably Saxon or mediaeval in origin. O.S.A. No. SU35 NE11.     A.O.N.B.
SU 399 568
1707 08
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