Hampshire Treasures

Volume 8 ( Test Valley North)

Page 219 - Thruxton

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Pottery
Snoddington Hill. Large amount of Romano- British pottery; also in same area a decorated antler weaving comb, a bronze plaque and a lance head were found. O.S.A. No. SU24 SW24. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 9, p.397.     SU 248 443
1723 34
Post Norman
Fortified Manor with Moat
North of St. Peter and St. Paul's Church. A banked and ditched homestead, the original site of Thruxton Manor house. The site overlies an earlier banked and ditched sub-rectangular enclousure on the east side, which has probably original casewayed entrances in the north and south sides. Moat to north and west. O.S.A. No.SU24 NE22. Ref: Field Archaeology as Illustrated by Hampshire, (Williams-Freeman), pp.119-20, 337, 411.     S.A.M. No. H.165
SU 288 455
1723 02
Group C - Footpaths, Bridleways and Old Travelways
Travel Way
Part of an ancient route, along which sheep were driven to Weyhill Fair.     SU 270 456
1723 39
Footpath
From Stanbury Close to Fyfield Church. Originally the path continued to Thruxton Manor, but this part is now private property,     SU 290 458
1723 41
Footpath
From the parish boundary to Fyfield Church.     SU 297 458
1723 40
Turnpike Road
The A303 road traversing the parish was part of the Andover to Amesbury turnpike road. The toll house at Mullen's Pond was finally demolished in 1965. Grid reference given locates the toll house site.     SU 296 457
1723 42
Group D - Buildings, Monuments and Engineering Works
Church
C.13
St. Peter and St. Paul. Partly Norman with some C.13 and C.15 work. Short ashlar-faced west tower of 1801. Church restored in 1869. Inside is a brass of Sir John De Lisle, 1407, and tomb chest of Purbeck marble with effigies of a knight and his wife, circa 1520. Ref: Buildings of England; Hants and I.O.W., (Pevsner and Lloyd), pp.620-1.     T. & C.P. Act
SU 288 455
1723 02
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