Monument record LCS 023 - Earthworks of an undated sub-rectangular enclosure on Broom Covert

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Summary

An undated sub rectangular enclosure is visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs. It survives on an area of heathland, Broome Covert, and could perhaps have been a stock enclosure, for which a medieval to post medieval date is likely.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 4625 6318 (44m by 48m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM46SE
Civil Parish LEISTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Subrectangular enclosure earthwork/cropmark, circa 70m by 50(+)m, on open heath(?) land. W side not visible due to field boundary (S1).

April 2015. Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty National Mapping Programme.
The undated sub rectangular enclosure described above is visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs (S2)-(S3). Only three sides are visible, the fourth western side either being formed by or lying beneath or beyond a field boundary. It survives on an area of heathland, Broome Covert, and could perhaps have been a stock enclosure, for which a medieval to post medieval date is likely.
S. Tremlett (Norfolk Historic Environment Service), 24th April 2015.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> (No record type): OS, AP 69 069 035, 1969.
  • <S2> Vertical Aerial Photograph: Vertical aerial photograph. OS/69069 V 035-036 05-APR-1969 (EHA Original Print).
  • <S3> LIDAR Airborne Survey: LIDAR airborne survey. LIDAR TM4663SW Environment Agency 25cm DSM 22-JUL-2011.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Mar 11 2016 11:44AM

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