Monument record HNS 010 - Thorpes Hill

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Summary

1880s: rectilinear sided earthwork bank shown in field (?meadow) adjoining Belstead Brook.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 1020 4355 (265m by 192m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM14SW
Civil Parish HINTLESHAM, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Rectilinear sided earthwork bank shown in field (?meadow) adjoining Belstead (or Spark) Brook on OS 6 inch & 1:2,500 maps. Earthworks do not continue to SW beyond field boundary - ?ploughed out (S1)(S4). In 1920/1921 described as `traces of an early British encampment' (S3)(R1). Not shown on 1974 1:10000 map - all field boundaries now gone (S2). Earlier maps not checked.
Note socketed axe fragment from this area - see HNS 022.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> (No record type): OS, 1:10560 map, TM 14 SW, circa 1958.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (S3).
  • <R1> (No record type): Deane Miss, Hintlesham Church Magazine, 1920/1921.
  • <S2> (No record type): OS, 1:10000, TM 14 SW, 1974.
  • <S3> (No record type): Lorford, A.. Lorford Mrs A, letter to SAU, 1990.
  • <S4> Map: OS. OS Map. OS, 1:2,500 map, 1926.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Sep 23 2014 3:32PM

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