Monument record WKS 004 - Wickham Abbey Farm
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 0833 6878 (50m by 50m)|
|Civil Parish||WICKHAM SKEITH, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (2)
Small moated island shown on OS 1:10560 map (S1).
Circa 1937: Basil Brown excavated small moated area with footbridge. ?Same site. He revealed a floor of greenish clay, 3 feet thick and thought this might be the site of a dovecote, which are sometimes moated - note OS record `site of another dovecote' as TM 0841 6886 (S2). No finds were made (S3).
1976: The moated island shown on the OS 25 inch at TM 0833 6878 has been destroyed and its site is now occupied by modern piggeries (S2).
Formerly recorded under WKS 002.
- <S1> SSF12641 (No record type): OS, 1:10560 map, TM 06 NE, circa 1957.
- <M1> SSF50035 Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Basil Brown archive: volume, card index.
- <S2> SSF50032 Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM06NE15.
- <S3> SSF50035 Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, XCVI, 79; card index 459.
- None recorded
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Record last edited
Jun 9 2017 3:45PM