Monument record COV 006 - Possible rectilinear enclosures and linear features, visible as cropmarks, probably a field system.

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Summary

Possible rectilinear enclosures and linear features, visible as cropmarks southwest of Covehithe, possibly forming a field system

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 521 815 (707m by 555m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM58SW
Civil Parish COVEHITHE, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Double rectangular enclosure/field system noted on APs (S1)(S2).

The cropmarks (visible southwest of Covehithe) are somewhat fragmentary, but seem to comprise possibly two adjoining rectilinear enclosures at TM 523814 with a smaller rectilinear enclosure attached to the north.. Other linear features at TM 521816 may form part of this complex. However, they do parallel the cropmarks of a field boundary recorded in 1817 and so may relate to this instead. Other features are visible and are recorded separately. (S3-4)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, AP ACU 8-9, 25/7/1976.
  • <M1> Photograph: CUCAP. CUCAP aerial photograph. APs: ACU 8-9; CUCAP BTC 072.
  • <S2> Photograph: CUCAP. CUCAP aerial photograph. CUCAP, AP BTC 072.
  • <S3> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. TM 5281/1/327, 329.
  • <S4> Photograph: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Air Photograph. ACU 8-9.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Oct 21 2004 4:59PM

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