Hampshire Treasures

Volume 8 ( Test Valley North)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Barrow (Possible)
Kimpton Down. Site fails on grass-covered, steep-sided conical top of a small hill, with ranch boundary crossing the hill north-west of the summit. O.S.A. No. SU24 NE11.     SU 261 464
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Barrow (Possible)
Kimpton Down. Has the appearance of a spread barrow but may possibly be a natural rise. O.S.A. No.SU24 NE10. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, (1938-40), p.348.     SU 265 463
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Bowl Barrow
Pickford Hill. Barrow surrounded by a tree-ringed bank. O.S.A. No. SU24 NE9. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938-40, p.348.     SU 264 465
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Bowl Barrow (Site)
Kimpton Down. Ploughed out, with no trace remaining. O.S.A. No. SU24 NE8.     SU 258 465
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Iron Age/Romano-British
Ditched Settlement Site
Large area, part of which was excavated by Andover Archaeological Society in 1968/69, and in 1979. Finds included pottery, animal bones, iron currency bar. Two infant and two adult burials were also discovered in pits. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 18, 1951-3, p.377.     SU 284 476
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Chalk/flint footings and rammed chalk floor of large building, probably a barn. Roof tiles of Bembridge stone in the vicinity. Traces of earlier phases. Ref: 1. Andover Archaeological Society, 1976. Ref: 2. P.H.F.C., Newsletter, No. 4, p.9.     SU 288 474
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Settlement (Site)
Great Shoddesden. Remains of small building, probably a hut. Tile and brick fragments and pot boilers found in the area. Traces of a field system now almost completely ploughed out. O.S.A. No.SU24 NE28. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 9, 1920-24, p.214.     SU 273 486
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Settlement (Site)
West of Kimpton Wood. Finds include pottery, cooking flints, coins and crop marks of a number of pits. O.S.A. No. SU24 NE7. Ref: 1. V.C.H., Vol. 6, p.304. Ref: 2. Notes of Fyfield, (Clutterbuck), p.13.     SU 261 469
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