Hampshire Treasures

Volume 9 ( Test Valley South)

Page 55 - Houghton

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
Trees
Group of trees adjacent to The Dairy House, along the eastern side of the Houghton/Stockbridge Road.     T.P.O. No. 480
SU 347 340
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Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Bronze Age
Barrows (5)
Houghton Down. Located on O.S. Map of 1810, no longer any trace, presumably destroyed during 1914-18 when the area was used as an aerodrome. O.S.A. No. SU33 NW40. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938-40, (Grinsell), p.351.     SU 334 356
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Find
West of Horsebridge Station. A bronze, leaf-shaped sword and chape discovered in 1894, now in Winchester Museum. O.S.A. No. SU33 SW13.     SU 340 304
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Barrow (Site)
Houghton Down. Located on O.S. map of 1810, no trace remains. O.S.A. No. SU33 NW39.     SU 338 357
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Barrow (Site)
South of Stevens Drove. No trace remains field now ploughed. O.S.A. No. SU33 SW9.     SU 331 324
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Barrow
Houghton Down. Small barrow now almost ploughed out. O.S.A. No. SU33 NW34. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938-40, (Grinsell), p.351.     SU 335 365
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Field System (Site)
South of Stevens Drove. Now completely ploughed out, only remaining traces are chalky soil marks when freshly ploughed. O.S.A. No. SU33 SW10.     SU 330 323
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Celtic Fields
North Houghton. Almost destroyed, visible only on air photographs. O.S.A. No. SU33 NW1.     SU 345 347
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Roman
Building (Site)
Houghton Down Farm. Alleged site indicated only by brick and tile fragments, although the location is typical of Roman building sites in the area. O.S.A. No. SU33 SW6.     SU 340 337
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Enclosure (Site)
South-east of Eversley Farm. No trace on the ground, visible only on air photographs as dark soil marks. O.S.A. No. SU33 SW11.     SU 339 321
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