Monument record LCS 019 - Agricultural pit of negligible archaeological significance

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Summary

A pit, probably relating to post medieval or modern agricultural activity and of negligible archaeological significance, is visible as an earthwork and soilmark on aerial photographs. It had been recorded previously as a possible enclosure.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 4513 6167 (73m by 89m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM46SE
Civil Parish LEISTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Possible irregular enclosure cropmark, roughly rectangular with extended, rounded area on N side. Approximately 90m x 60m maximum (S1).

May 2015. Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty National Mapping Programme.
The possible irregular enclosure of unknown date described above is more likely to be a pit of relatively recent origin, dug possibly as a quarry pit but more probably for agricultural purposes. It is visible as an earthwork and soilmark on aerial photographs.
S. Tremlett (Norfolk Historic Environment Service), 15th May 2015.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <M1> (No record type): APs: RAF 1953 540/1082/0010 & 0011.
  • <S1> Vertical Aerial Photograph: Vertical aerial photograph. RAF/540/1082 V 0010-0011 24-FEB-1953 (EHA Original Print).
  • <S2> Vertical Aerial Photograph: Vertical aerial photograph. OS/69069 V 028-029 05-APR-1969 (EHA Original Print).

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Mar 11 2016 11:42AM

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