Hampshire Treasures

Volume 8 ( Test Valley North)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
The Rectory, Weyhill. A copper beech in the garden.     T.P.O. No. 62
SU 317 467
1716 20
Sarsen Stone No. 68A
St. Michael's Churchyard. Part of gravestone of Dr. Williams-Freeman.     SU 318 466
1716 19
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Stone Age
Long Barrow
South of Nutbane Copse. Cigar-shaped barrow of Wessex type, now ploughed out. Site still recognisable by scattered flints, chalk and flint concentration and ditch impressions. O.S.A. No.SU34 NW6. Ref: P.P.S., Vol. 25, 1959, pp.15-51.     S.A.M. No. H.166
SU 331 495
1716 13
Bronze Age
Bowl Barrow
Windmill Barrow. Excavated 1911. Finds include needle, chisel, spearhead, coin etc. covering all periods up to Norman times. Barrow and traces of mediaeval windmill completely ploughed out. O.S.A. No. SU34 NW8. Ref: Field Archaeology as Illustrated by Hampshire, (Williams-Freeman), p.115-6.     SU 311 469
1716 15
Villa (Site)
North side of Back Lane, Ragged Appleshaw. Partial excavations in 1897, revealed possible basilican dwelling house with two ranges of outbuildings facing three sides of roughly rectangular yard. O.S.A. No. SU34 NW1.     S.A.M. No. H.345
SU 314 489
1716 17
Alleged Barrow
North-west of Clanville Lodge. Almost imperceptible incline in the ground which is probably a natural rise. O.S.A. No. SU34 NW2.     SU 319 485
1716 16
Post Norman
Churchyard Cross (Alleged Remains)
St. Michael's churchyard. Cross base has sloping sides, a round mould at the bottom and pierced through each way by painted openings. Since its discovery in 1904 it has been re-tooled and a cross of orange-red 'stone of unction' from Jerusalem inserted. O.S.A. No. SU34 NW3. Ref: 1. History of Weyhill and its Ancient Fair, 1922, (Heanley), p.6. Ref: 2. V.C.H., Vol. 4, pp.398-9.     SU 317 466
1716 18
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