Hampshire Treasures

Volume 8 ( Test Valley North)

Page 151 - Nether Wallop

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Hill Fort
South-east of Popple Light Copse. Single bank and ditch in an area of approximately 6 acres. Mutilated near its eastern end by the remains of an earthwork and partly ploughed out. O.S.A. No. SU23 NE2. Ref: 1. P.H.F.C., Vol. 12, 1931, (Williams-Freeman), p.120. Ref: 2. Field Archaeology as Illustrated by Hampshire, (Williams-Freeman), pp.136-7, 348.     S.A.M. No. H.452
SU 260 348
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Barrow (Site)
North of Down Farm. Nothing visible from the ground. O.S.A. No. SU33 NW9.     SU 320 389
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Bowl Barrows (2)
Noads Copse. Clearly visible after ploughing. O.S.A. No. SU23 SE3. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, p. 352.     SU 258 330
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Possible Bowl Barrow
Noads Copse. Completely destroyed, but unusually large quantities of flints visible after ploughing. O.S.A. No. SU23 SE4. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, p.352.     SU 259 327
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Bowl Barrows (2)
Little Buckholt Farm. Visible as crop marks in air photographs. Subject to ploughing. O.S.A. No. SU23 SE5. Ref: R.A.F., A.Ps., CPE/UK.1811/4280/1.     SU 261 326
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Iron Age
Hill Fort
Danebury Hill Camp. Well preserved example of a hill fort dating from circa 300 BC. At least two occupation phases and possible Civil War occupation. The earthworks are considered to be some of the finest in the country - next to Maiden Castle in Dorset. O.S.A. No. SU33 NW22. Ref: 1. Field Archaeology as Illustrated by Hampshire, (Williams-Freeman), pp.147-159, 370. Ref: 2. P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, pp.169-171, 187, 333.     S.A.M. No. H.25
SU 324 376
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Period Unknown
Skeleton
North of the village. Skeleton and iron nails found 1940. Nothing now visible at the site. O.S.A. No. SU33 NW18.     SU 306 372
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Skeleton
Middle Wallop Airfield. Skeleton and iron nails found 1939. Nothing now visible at the site. O.S.A. No. SU33 NW16.     SU 304 378
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