Hampshire Treasures

Volume 8 ( Test Valley North)

Page 186 - Shipton Bellinger

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Linear Earthwork
North-west of Snoddington Down Farm. Bivallate earthwork of ranch boundary type. Now completely ploughed out. O.S.A. No. SU24 NW18.     SU 248 454
1719 01
Iron Age
Celtic Fields
Snoddington Down. Visible as crop marks, with two large lynchets. O.S.A. No. SU24 NW14.     SU 247 453
1719 07
Belgic Village Site
Snoddington Down. Finds include bone combs iron spearhead, brooch and pottery. O.S.A. No. SU24 NW27. Ref: 1. P.H.F.C., Vol. 9, p.397. Ref: 2. P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, p.150.     SU 244 455
1719 05
Roman
Settlement (Site)
Snoddington Down. Patches of charcoal, burnt flint, and many coarse potsherds found around remains of prehistoric pond. O.S.A. No. SU24 NW28.     SU 244 460
1719 06
Surface Finds
West of Shipton Plantation. Various sherds including Samion, Oxfordshire, and black burnished ware, flint scraper and struck flints found on surface of ploughed field.     SU 237 458
1719 18
Rotary Quern
St. Peter's Close. Large portion of upper half of a rotary quern found in private garden 1972.     SU 234 453
1719 19
Sherds and Pot
North-east of Snoddington Down Farm. Fragments of coarse pottery and burnt flints found in area of ploughed field. O.S.A. No. SU24 NE12.     SU 260 457
1719 08
Anglo/Saxon
Inhumations
South of village. Skeletons and hollow bone cylinder, with ring and dot ornament found 1909. O.S.A. No. SU24 SW9. Ref: Early Anglo/Saxon Burial Sites, (Meaney), p.100.     SU 232 466
1719 10
Post Norman
Ancient Site
Snoddington. Site of deserted mediaeval village. Hundred - Thorngate. Ref: 1. V.C.H., Vol. 1, p. 483. Ref: 2. V.C.H., Vol. 4, pp.513-4. Ref: 3. Deserted Mediaeval Villages, (Beresford and Hurst).     SU 238 466
1719 35
Period Unknown
Ancient Site
North of St. Peter's Church. Local tradition says this is the site of an ancient monastery.     SU 233 455
1719 29
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