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1 Barbed and tanged arrowhead. (19mm x 16mm), bifacial, both tangs broken. Flake of grey filnt with a remenant cortex and blunting retouching along one edge. Four flint flakes; scrapper/knife, ...
Findspot - six flints including a barbed and tanged arrowhead were found near Farnborough.
Site of a disused canal feeder 1km southwest of Claydon
1 Shown on 1st Edition Ordnance Survey Map.
The site of a disused canal feeder, a channel which feeds water from a reservoir into a canal when the water level gets low. It dates to the Imperial period, and linked Clattercot Resevoir to the Oxford Canal, and was located 1 km southwest of Claydon.
Ridge and Furrow cultivation in Farnborough Parish
4 Ridge and furrow cultivation transcribed from air photographs.
Ridge and furrow cultivation in Farnborough Parish of Medieval and Post Medieval date. In some areas the ridge and furrow survives as an earthwork. In other areas it is visible on aerial photographs.
Medieval settlement earthworks SE of Farnborough
4 Earthwork remains of a possible settlement show on air photographs. These have been plotted on the ridge and furrow plot for Farnborough Parish (PRN 3896). 5 A partial plan ...
The possible site of a deserted medieval settlement or Manor House complex. The remains of the settlement are visible as earthworks on aerial photographs. The site is located 300m south east of Farnborough.
The Oxford Canal
1 The canal was first considered as an extension of the Coventry Canal in the 1760s. For a time, though, the Coventry Canal existed as an isolated stretch. ...
The Oxford Canal, a waterway used for transporting goods. It was built during the Imperial period and is still in use.
Turnpike Road from Ryton Bridge to Banbury via Southam
1 A turnpike established between 1750 and 1775. First Act 1754-5.
A toll road running from Ryton Bridge to Banbury, via Southam. Travellers would have paid to use the road during the Imperial period.
Find of a medieval coin in the Technology Park area of Warwick.
1 Find of a medieval hammered coin by Gallows Hill (Science Park) in January 1991. 2 Find of a halfpenny of Edward III on Warwick Science Park.
Find of a medieval halfpenny 100m southeast of the Warwick School tennis courts.
Farnborough Medieval Settlement
1 Probable extent of the Medieval settlement as deduced from the first edition OS 6″ map of 1886, 52NE. 2 The ridge and furrow plotting of the parish. 3 Farnborough is listed ...
The possible extent of the Medieval settlement of Farnborough as suggested by documentary evidence.
Ice House 200m NW of Farnborough Hall
2 Red brick icehouse of late 19th century or 20th century. 3 It seems unlikely that the icehouse would be 20th century. 4 W of Farnborough Hall are two large ornamental pools. ...
The site of an icehouse, a structure built partially underground. Ice would have been stored inside it during the warmer months. The icehouse dates to the Imperial period. It is situated 200m north west of Farnborough Hall, with which it is associated.
St Botolph's Well, Farnborough.
1 St Botolph’s Well. 2 To the E of the house is a field called Well Orchard, which is presumably the site of the Farnborough Chalybeate well. 3 Nothing further is known ...
The site of a well dedicated to St Botolph and shown on an Ordnance Survey map of 1923. Its date is unknown. The location is 100m south of St Botolph's Church.
Ornamental fishponds in Farnborough Park
1 There are two large ornamental ponds in Farnborough Park called Sourland Pool and Lady Pool. To the east are two fishponds in a field called Well Orchard. 2 These ...
Ornamental fishponds, used for breeding and storing fish during the Imperial period. They are associated with the landscaping of Farnborough Park.
The Obelisk, Farnborough Hall
2 Obelisk. At the top of the terrace. Built in 1751, but since rebuilt. 3 An obelisk at the end of the Terrace Walk was rebuilt in 1823. 4 c1746; dated 1751 ...
The obelisk in the grouunds of Farnborough Hall. It was erected in 1751 and then rebuilt in 1823, as a focal point at the end of the terrace. It stands 700m south of the Hall.
Game Larder, Farnborough Hall
1 Deer Larder, in a brick walled garden to the left of the terrace. Octagonal with Tuscan columns around. In the louvre is still the wheel from which the game ...
A game larder, an octagonal building in which game was stored. It was built during the Imperial period and is a feature of the landscape park at Farnborough Hall.
Ionic Temple, Farnborough Hall
1 Temple, along the terrace walk. Portico of four columns. 2 c1750, probably designed by Sanderson Miller and built by William Hiorns for William Holbech. Limestone ashlar and imitation ashlar render. ...
An Ionic Temple, a structure associated with the landscape park at Farnborough Hall. It was built at the beginning of the Imperial period.
Farnborough Hall Park
1 18th century landscape park, c65 ha, round Hall and principal garden area of 6.5 ha. Landscaped by William Holbech from 1745 onwards. Features include four ornamental ponds and ...
A landscape park associated with Farnborough Hall. The park was created during the late Post Medieval or early Imperial period.
1 The Hall was sold to Ambrose Holbech in 1648 and he must then have rebuilt it. This is the house that stands today. The north side is ...
Farnborough Hall, a 17th/18th century house situated in a mid 18th century landscape park.
Church of St Botolph, Farnborough
1 Chancel, nave, N aisle, S porch and W tower with spire. The chancel, nave, porch and lower part of the tower are 14th century, but proof of the 12th ...
The Parish Church of St Botolph, originally built in the Medieval period. Alterations were made to the church from the 13th century onwards. The church is located 150m north east of Botolph Well, Farnborough.
Possible Linear Earthwork 600m NW of Church, Farnborough
1 A large mound overlooks a quarry at SP43145000. Other mounds continue the hedge boundary between Parsons Hill and Garden Place to the road at SP42934980. These mounds are ...
The remains of a linear earthwork. It may have been constructed in the Medieval period to mark the boundary of two parishes. The earthwork is situated 600m north west of the church at Farnborough.
Windmill Mound at Windmill Hill, Farnborough
1 A well-marked windmill mound with a trig point and a clump of trees. It is surrounded by a circular ditch, about 40m in diameter. This seems enormous to be ...
A windmill mound on which a windmill would have stood. The windmill itself dated to the Medieval period and was marked on a map of 1675, but was no longer in use by 1840. It was located at Windmill Hill north of Farnborough. The windmill mound survives as an earthwork.
Possible Site of Shrunken/deserted Settlement South of Farnborough Church
1 A field adjacent to the church exhibits a wide variety of earthworks. Just outside the churchyard wall, platforms may be observed in both Garden Ground and the orchard adjoining. ...
Possibly shrunken post-medieval settlement or could also be a deserted medieval settlement associated with the earthworks to the south. A hollow way and several house platforms are visible as earthworks.
Findspot - Migration period finds, Farnborough
1 In 1891 part of an iron spearhead and two Anglo Saxon beads (one melon, one amber) were found 0.9m below the surface during sand digging at Oak Hill. 2 The ...
Findspot - an Anglo Saxon spearhead and two beads, dating to the Migration or Early Medieval period, were found on Oak Hill.
The Oval Pavilion, Farnborough Hall
1 Further along the Terrace Walk from the Temple is the Oval Pavilion. The ground floor is a loggia with Tuscan columns. Pilasters above, and a low dome. Rococo plasterwork ...
The Oval Pavillion, a garden building constructed during the Imperial period. It is located in the landscape park associated with Farnborough Hall.
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