Hampshire Treasures

Volume 9 ( Test Valley South)

Page 33 - Buckholt

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Bronze Age
Bowl Barrow
The Turret, south-east of Whiteshoot Plantation. Also known locally as Bol's or Bald Turret. Average diameter 43m, height 3m. Site on cultivated land. O.S.A. No. SU23 SE6. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938-40, (Grinsell), pp.29, 30, 352.     SU 291 327
2506 04
Roman
Sherds and Tiles
A few scattered sherds of pottery and tile fragments found in the area which lies close to the Roman road. O.S.A. No. SU23 SE10. Ref: P.H.F.C., New Forest Section, 1962.     SU 284 319
2506 06
Potsherds
North of Roman road. Finds include small sherds of pottery, fragment of tile and two small lumps of iron. A possible Iron Age/Romano-British farmstead; site appears on air photographs. Site on culitvated land. O.S.A. No. SU23 SE13.     SU 291 319
2506 08
Supposed Settlement Site
South-east of belt of trees known as Redbush. Presumed site of the Roman Station, Brige, sited from equation of distances given in the Antonine Itinarary, and because Roman pottery was found in neighbourhood, but exact site not known. O.S.A. No. SU23 SE14. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 16, 1944-46, (Winbolt), pp.52-5. Ref: 2. P.H.F.C., Vol. 20, 1956, pp.3-13.     SU 286 318
2506 09
Cropmark
Close to the Turret tumulus. Visible on air photographs. Possibly lynchets of a field system. Site is on cultivated land. O.S.A. No. SU23 SE11.     SU 289 325
2506 07
Group C - Footpaths, Bridleways and Old Travelways
Old Travelway
Course of the Roman road running south of the parish and east of Buckholt Farm.     S.A.M. No. 15
SU 282 320
2506 01
Group F - Historical or Literary Associations
Buildings (Site)
C.19
Harmony Hall, north of Queenwood Cottages. Built 1841 by Robert Owen as a socialist community. Venture failed. Buildings became Queenwood College until burnt down in 1903.     SU 299 311
2506 05
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