Monument record WLN 029 - Minsmere; The Broad (1783)

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Summary

Minsmere peat cuttings, of at least 12th century date.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 4721 6651 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TM46NE
Civil Parish LEISTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish WESTLETON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Minsmere. `Unquestionably flooded peat-cuttings dating back, in charter material, to at least the 12th century' (S1).
Extent of Med peat cuttings unknown. NGR centred to area of Minsmere as defined by Hodskinson as `The Broad' in 1783 (S2).
Note: In 1237 a description of the stretch of coast records the port of Minsmere (S1).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> (No record type): Ridgard Dr J M, Sizewell Belts SSSI: Desk Top Survey, SCC, March 1995.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).
  • <S2> Cartographic materials: Hodskinson, J.. 1783. The County of Suffolk surveyed.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

May 23 2005 1:37PM

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