Hampshire Treasures

Volume 8 ( Test Valley North)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Iron Age/Roman
Enclosure
North-west of Pill Drove Copse. Remains of a rampart and ditch enclosure occupying a summit ridge. Earthwork is visible as texture markings on aerial photographs. O.S.A. No.SU35 SW6. Ref: 1. Crawford Collection A.P. 5109/5/32, 5110/5/33. Ref: 2. A.P., R.A.F., 106G/UK/915/3116-7.     A.O.N.B.
SU 348 540
1711 72
Bowl Barrow
Blagden Copse. Mutilated barrow, 10.0m in diameter and 0.7m in height. No trace of ditch. O.S.A. No. SU35 SE2. Ref: 1. P.H.F.C., Vol. 9, 1920-24, (Dewar), p.408. Ref: 2. P.H.F.C., Vol. 10, 1926-30, p.122. Ref: 3. Arch., J., Vol. 87, 1930, pp.308-9.     A.O.N.B.
SU 363 523
1711 58
Celtic Field
Covering large areas of the parish. Mostly ploughed out. Centred on grid reference. O.S.A. No. SU35 SE9. Ref: 1. Crawford Collection A.P., 5109/5/32, 5110/5/33, 5111/5/34, 5112/5/35. Ref: 2. A.P., R.A.F., 106G/uk/915/3116-7, CPE/UK/1951/3015-9.     A.O.N.B.
SU 385 522
1711 66
Settlement
Blagden Copse. Banjo-shaped enclosure with long parallel-sided entrances. Finds include pottery, animal bones and teeth and areas of blackened earth. O.S.A. No. SU35 SE3. Ref: 1. P.H.F.C., Vol. 10, 1926-30, (Dewar), pp.123-4. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 23, 1966, (Stead), pp.81-9.     S.A.M. No. H.209
A.O.N.B.
SU 362 523
1711 59
Probable Settlement
Blagden Copse. Remains of bank and ditch enclosing an irregular quadrilateral area of approximately 1 1/2acres. O.S.A. No. SU35 SE4. Ref: 1. P.H.F.C., Vol. 9, 1920-24, (Dewar), p.409. Ref: 2. P.H.F.C., Vol. 10, 1926-30, (Dewar), p.124.     A.O.N.B.
SU 364 526
1711 60
Coins
Doily Bottom. A denarius of Antoninus Pius found 1936 and a coin of Constantius I found 1938. Present location not known. O.S.A. No. SU45 SW2.     A.O.N.B.
SU 407 540
1711 73
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