(SU 07892189) Furze Down long barrow found 20.3.1939 by Mr. S. Piggott". At present under plough, it is 178' long and 80' wide, with flank ditches 30' wide and less than a foot deep. The mound is less than 3' high, and is placed west and east, with the higher end at the west- an unusual feature. There are signs of former digging near the east end". SU 07912189. Furze Down long barrow has been almost levelled by ploughing, and further disturbed by construction of a reservoir at its centre. SU 07912189. The long barrow mound is plainly visible, about 40 metres long and 15 metres wide and 0.6 metres high at maximum. A small reservoir has been built roughly on the centre of the barrow but has not destroyed the mound.
The fantastic ‘Hampshire Treasures’ resource gives the following info – “Furze Down – Long Barrow - SU 078 218 - 178 ft. long and 80 ft. wide with a height of less than 3 ft. Flanking ditches approximately 30 ft. wide.”
A pebble hammer with an hourglass perforation was found north east of Furze Down in 1940 at SU079222. A perforated pebble hammer was found north east of Furze Down at SU079220. Both retained by Salisbury Museum.