Monument record NAC 044 - Post Medieval sand pit.

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A Post Medieval sand pit visible on an aerial photograph in Nacton parish


Grid reference Centred TM 2200 4118 (30m by 30m)
Map sheet TM24SW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Aerial photograph of ring ditch (S1). Possibly now underlying Ipswich bypass.
This cropmark feature corresponds with the site of a small Post Medieval sand pit as is depicted on the 1st Edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of circa 1884 (S2) and therefore has not been mapped as part of the project. (S3)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Photograph: CUCAP. CUCAP aerial photograph. CUCAP (CME64) 18-JUN-1980.
  • <M1> Photograph: CUCAP. CUCAP aerial photograph. AP: CUCAP CME 64.
  • <S2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey 25 inch to 1 mile map, 1st edition. circa 1884.
  • <S3> Verbal communication: Newsome, S.. 2001 -. Suffolk Coastal NMP Project. Sarah Newsome 16/06/03.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Aug 20 2013 1:35PM

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