Hampshire Treasures

Volume 12 ( Gosport)

Page 4 - Alverstoke and Rowner

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Post Norman
Ancient site
Rowner. Deserted medieval village. Hundred - Titchfield. Ref: 1. VCH Hants I p. 492. Ill pp. 217 - 219. Ref: 2. Rescue Archaeology in Hants 1 (1971).     SU 584 016
1010 02
Manor House and Fishpond
South west of St Mary's Church, Rowner. Home of the Brune family from 1277. No visible trace remains. OSA SU 50 SE10. Ref: 1. VCH (Hants) 2 (1908) pp.218-9. Ref: 2. PHFC 2 (1890-3) p.342.     SU 583 015
1003 08
Group C - Footpaths, Bridleways and Old Travelways
Footpath
The 'Wildgrounds'. Large tract of woodland, open heath and marsh.     SU 585 011
1003 12
Footpath
Rowner Walk. Short and pleasant walk through a small area of copse.     SU 580 016
1011 01
Group D - Buildings, Monuments and Engineering Works
Gomer Lane
Building
C.19
Bay House. Three storeys with two storey north wing. Ashlar structure. Stone mullioned windows. Slate roof. Tudor style chimney stacks. Handsome wrought iron gates. Built 1838 by Decimus Burton as a summer residence for Lord Ashburton - now forms administration block of a comprehensive school. Associations with Thomas Carlyle, Thackeray and King Edward VII when Prince of Wales. Ref: 1. The Story of Gosport. (1964) p.130 L.F.W. White. Ref: 2. Gosport Records 1 pp.10-11. Ref: 3. Buildings of England (Hants and I of W) pp.252-3. (Pevsner and Lloyd). Ref: 4. Bay House - a Nobleman's Seaside Residence. (1988) J. Lewendon. The Face of Gosport. Gosport Society.     P(LB&CA) Act
SZ 589 989
1001 13
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