Hampshire Treasures

Volume 8 ( Test Valley North)

Page 134 - Longstock

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
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Barrows (7) (Site)
Windover Farm. Visible as slight mounds under arable land. O.S.A. No. SU33 NW27. Ref: 1. P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, p. 351. Ref: 2. Crawford Collection, A.S.P., Nos. 03364, x 186 (5/92, x 198(5/95).     SU 338 369
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Iron Age
Field Lynchet
Charity Down Farm. Now almost ploughed out. Probably part of the extensive Hazel Down field system.     SU 351 387
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Celtic Fields
In the grounds of Longstock House and on the slopes of the valley to the north are the lynchets of an extensive field system. Best preserved are those on the steep escarpment of Hazel Down. Grid reference indicates the centre of the scheduled area.     S.A.M. No. H.51
SU 365 390
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Settlement (Site)
Meon Hill. A Little Woodbury type enclosure with pits, named in a Saxon charter and discovered from the air in 1924. Evidence of occupation through Roman-British times. A late Saxon execution cemetery was discovered within the filling of the ditch of the main enclosure. O.S.A. No. SU33 NW24. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 12, 1933, (Liddell), pp.127-162.     SU 343 352
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Roman
Villa (Site)
Windover Farm. Substantial remains of three groups of buildings excavated, 1922. Finds include Samian ware, part of a millstone, spearhead and coins. O.S.A. No. SU33 NW41. Ref: 1. P.H.F.C., Vol. 9, 1920-24, (Williams-Freeman), pp.288, 290, 388 and 398.     SU 341 361
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Enclosure (Site)
Waters Down Farm. Finds include sherds, oyster shells, pot boilers and half of a plain bronze bangle. O.S.A. No. SU33 NW12. Ref: Wessex from the Air, 1928, (Crawford and Keiller), p.248.     SU 335 387
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