Monument record SUE 184 - Sudbourne Marshes; Town Marshes

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Summary

Irregular jigsaw shaped field systems in low lying marshland centreing at TM 440 535, TM 438 520 and TM 432 511 (Orford Town Marshes). Formerly recorded as SUE MISC

Location

Grid reference TM 438 520 (point) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM45SW
Civil Parish ORFORD, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish SUDBOURNE, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Irregular jigsaw shaped field systems in low lying marshland centreing at TM 440 535, TM 438 520 and TM 432 511 (Orford Town Marshes). Possibly representative of Med(?) marsh reclamation. Field (ditch) boundaries survive as shown on John Norden's maps 18 & 19 of circa 1600 (S1)(R1). For irregular enclosure within area of field systems see SUE 022.

Formerly recorded as SUE MISC

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <R1> (No record type): Norden J, maps showing the estates of Sir Michael Stanhope, circa 1600.
  • <S1> (No record type): Buisseret D, `Perambulating the County of Suffolk (England) with John Norden, 1600', Mapline, 63, Au.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Apr 10 2019 4:08PM

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