Monument record STS 014 - Stanstead Great Wood

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Summary

Ancient woodland as defined in (S1).

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 852 488 (706m by 1246m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL84NE
Civil Parish LONG MELFORD, BABERGH, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish STANSTEAD, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Ancient woodland as defined in (S1). For details of history and earthworks see (S1), the Suffolk Wildlife Trust, English Nature and the County Council Countryside section (Peter Holborn and Geoff Sinclair) & various Oliver Rackham works including (S2).
Wood bank with stubs on W side. Several ponds along W edge (at TL 8509 4889, 8511 4863, 8511 4855 and 8502 4854) could be old extraction pits (S3).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Nature Conservancy Council. June 1992. Suffolk Inventory of Ancient Woodland (provisional).
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Rackham, O.. 1988. Medieval Woods. An Historical Atlas of Suffolk, 50-51.
  • <S3> (No record type): SAU, Martin E, 1996.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

May 11 1998 12:00AM

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