Hampshire Treasures

Volume 9 ( Test Valley South)

Page 93 - Mottisfont

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
From the public footpath at Cadbury Farm, the Isle of Wight can be seen on a clear day.     SU 311 275
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Bushy Copse. A woodland stream runs underground via a fissure in the chalk, this is one of several in the area.     SU 321 280
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Mottisfont Abbey. The spring rises in the grounds. It is now channelled and taken to the river, this is the 'font' of the place name.     SU 326 269
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Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Stone Age
Palaeolithic Implements
Found in gravel pits at Dunbridge and Kimbridge, the palaeoliths from Dunbridge are in the Winchester Museum and the British Museum. The areas centred on grid references given. O.S.A. Nos. SU31 NW1 and NW4.     SU 319 258
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Group C - Footpaths, Bridleways and Old Travelways
Ancient Road
North west of the village. Found when ploughing fields, could be part of a Roman road to Winchester.     SU 326 278
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Group D - Buildings, Monuments and Engineering Works
St. Andrew. Nave and chancel, and weather- boarded bell-turret. Richly carved Norman chancel arch, the chancel windows contain some fine C.15 stained glass, that in the east window tracery heads being almost intact. Inside is a monument to an Elizabethan family dated 1584. Ref: Buildings of England, Hampshire and I.O.W., (Pevsner and Lloyd), p.340.     T. & C.P. Act
SU 327 261
2519 01
Dengrid Cottage. Single storey and attic. Timber framed with colour-washed brick infilling. Thatched roof. Small casement windows, panelled door with thatched hood.     SU 325 268
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Adjacent to Dengrid Cottage. Single storey and attic. Timber-framed with brick infilling. Thatched roof brought down over weatherboarded section to one side. Small casement windows. Weatherboarded porch tiled hood.     SU 325 268
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