Site Event/Activity record ESF19141 - Hollesley common earthwork survey

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Location Hollesley common
Grid reference Centred TM 3441 4687 (2241m by 3138m)
Map sheet TM34NW



Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service


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Earthwork survey on Hollesley common for Suffolk Wildlife Trust. Using aerial photgraphy and fieldwalking recording the earthworks with a handheld GPS and making a digital photographic record. This work identified previously unknown earthworks relating to two periods, firstly, sites relating to activity from the 1st and 2nd World Wars were seen to overlie earlier features of a medieval and post medieval date. Project status: Complete Yes, Validated Yes Previous/Future Work: Previous Not known, Future Not known Associated Identifiers: NMR No. 1505538 Project Type: Recording project Investigation Type: Aerial Photography - interpretation, Field observation, Recorded Observation Reason for Investigation: Direction from Local Planning Authority - PPG16 Current Land use: Woodland 3 - Mixed, Grassland Heathland 5 - Character undetermined Monument Type(s)/Period(s): EARTHWORK BANK Modern Artefact Type(s)/Period(s): NONE None PROJECT LOCATION Area 138.00 Hectares Grid Reference: TM3404046490 Point PROJECT CREATOR(S) Brief originator: Local Planning Authority (with/without advice from County/District Archaeologist) Design originator: William Fletcher Director/Manager: William Fletcher Supervisor: James Rolfe DIGITAL ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR Contents: none Media: Database, GIS, Images raster / digital photography PAPER ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR Contents: none Media: Photograph, Plan, Report, Survey BIBLIOGRAPHY Publication Type: Grey literature (unpublished document/manuscript) Title: Earthwork evaluation report Hollesley common Author(s)/Editor(s): Rolfe, J. Other Bibliographic Details: 2006/188 Date: 2006 Issuer/Publisher: SCCAS Place of Issue or Publication: Suffolk

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: Rolfe, J.. 2006. Archaeological earthwork evaluation report, Land Holdings of the Suffolk Wildlife Trust at Upper Hollesley Common.

Related Monuments/Buildings (5)

  • Earthwork mound on Lower Hollesley Common (Monument)
  • Earthworks, E-W bank, and dole (boundary) mounds within woodland. (Monument)
  • Possible field system on Upper Hollesley Common (Monument)
  • Possible field system on Upper Hollesley Common / Sutton Common (Monument)
  • WWII decoy Airfield Hollesley Common (Monument)

Record last edited

Jan 13 2012 12:00PM

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