Hampshire Treasures

Volume 2 ( Basingstoke and Deane)

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Group A - Natural Features
Site of Natural Interest
Bere Mill Meadows. Floristically interesting unimproved alluvial meadows bordering on the River Test.     N.P. Act
S.S.S.I.
SU 477 477
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Landscape Feature
Test Valley. Good marsh and river habitat for flora and birds. Centred on grid reference.     SU 490 486
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Trees
Laverstoke Park.     T.P.O. No. 27
SU 495 488
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Group B - Archaeological Sites and Remains
Stone Age
Neolithic Implements
Southwest of Roundwood Farm. Finds include axes, arrowheads, fabricators etc. All found on the surface. A number of the finds in Basingstoke Museum. O.S.A. No. SU54 SW1.     SU 507 448
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Stone Age/Bronze Age
Mound
North of Freefolk Wood. 49m. long by 26m. wide. Has appearance of a long barrow but may be a series of confluent round barrows. O.S.A. No. SU44 SE6.     SU 496 448
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Bronze Age
Barrows
Three Barrows', east of Freefolk Wood. Comprises bowl-shaped mound, confluent twin barrows appearing as undivided oval mound, and two disc-barrows visible only as ring-ditches on aerial photographs. O.S.A. No. SU54 SW3. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938-40, pp.11, 13, 14, 16, 18, 28, 32, 207-8, 216-7, 225, 349.     SU 507 444
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Barrows (2)
Bowl barrow north of Freefolk Wood. Tree covered with central mutilation. Fine bell barrow in wood with wide berm. O.S.A. No. SU44 SE7. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938-40, Hampshire Barrows, (Grinsell), pp.11, 207, 349.     SU 497 447
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Barrows (2)
South of Yewtree Hassock. Bowl barrow 15 paces in diameter and 1 ft. high. No trace remains of second barrow. O.S.A. No. SU54 SW2. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 14, 1938-40, p.349.     SU 504 447
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Bowl Barrow (Site)
North of Laverstoke Wood. No trace remains. Whole of the area ploughed. O.S.A. No. SU54 NW5.     SU 502 463
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Bowl Barrow (Site)
North east of New Barn Farm. Ploughed out remains on westerly slope. O.S.A. No. SU44 NE23.     SU 492 459
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