Category Archives: Earthworks

Ancient Earthworks of Hampshire within the county’s old and current borders, revealing some very old Hampshire History.

St Mary the Virgin Silchester Pagan, Roman, Christian Site

St Mary the Virgin Silchester Pagan, Roman, Christian Site

St Mary the Virgin Silchester Hampshire, is a Christian church, on a Pagan site, inside the Roman town of Calleva Atrebatum, now known as Silchester. It has many fascinating artefacts, revealing it’s long history. Continue Reading

Early Anglo Saxon Hampshire

This entry is part 1 of 15 in the series Anglo Saxon Hampshire

Early Anglo Saxon settlement in Hampshire is an elusive creature, traces found on the chalk ridges and river valleys allow us the merest peek of a time of important change. Are current day settlement patterns a result of settlement 1500 years ago or are they a consequence of later Anglo Saxon settlement? Continue Reading