Hampshire Treasures

Volume 8 ( Test Valley North)

Page 201 - Stockbridge

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
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Iron Age
Field System
Stockbridge Down. Interesting example of Celtic fields, bounded on one side by bivallate linear of ranch boundary type. Well preserved. Centred on gird reference given. O.S.A. No. SU33 NE2. Ref: 1. Field Archaeology as Illustrated by Hampshire, (Williams-Freeman), pp.233-4. Ref: 2. Wessex from the Air, (Crawford and Keiller).     SU 380 350
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Post Norman
Execution Cemetary
Stockbridge Down. Approximately fifty inhumation burials found in shallow graves. Some had been decapitated and others appeared to have had their hands tied behind their backs. Executed possibly in enforcement of forestry laws. O.S.A .No. SU33 SE16. Ref: 1. P.H.F.C., Vol. 13, p.247. Ref: 2. P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, p.353.     SU 375 345
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Group C - Footpaths, Bridleways and Old Travelways
Footpath
Right of Way to Alresford. Commences in High Street, next to the Waggon and Horses public house, continues across the field to the south of the High Street, over the north end of the Common Marsh, finally approaching the east of Stockbridge up a steep bank. Grid reference locates the start.     SU 356 350
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Footpath
Right of way signposted to Stockbridge, Wonston and Alresford at grid reference given.     SU 387 345
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