Monument record RSM 001 - Mill Mount; Castle Mound

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`Mill Mount', SW of the village .


Grid reference Centred TM 3986 8375 (25m by 26m)
Map sheet TM38SE


Type and Period (4)

Full Description

`Mill Mount, SW of the village ... is a small circular mount 9 feet in height, with a slight depression in the middle of the summit. It is surrounded by a fosse with a counterscarp now measuring 4 feet at its highest point, and a breadth of 10 feet at its broadest part; but both height and width have been badly trodden by cattle' (S1).
Probably a mill mount, very small, not much of a mound, overgrown (S2). Near Redisham/Westhall parish boundary. Reported to have been flattened by the farmer 1983 (S3).
Named `Mill Mount' and marked as `Castle Mound' on OS map (S4) and named `Mill Mount' on Tithe Apportionment of 1842 (S5).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <R1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM38SE1.
  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: 1911. VCH Suffolk 1. 593.
  • <S2> (No record type): SAU (West S E), 1971.
  • <S3> (No record type): SAU (Martin E), undated.
  • <S4> (No record type): OS, 1:10560 map, circa 1958.
  • <S5> Map: 1840. Redisham Tithe Map. Redisham Tithe, SRO (Ipswich), FDA 200/A1/1.

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Record last edited

Sep 22 2010 3:14PM

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