Monument record WFG 023 - Roman Way

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Summary

Hollow way linking Upsher Green to NE with Rectory Road to SW.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 9135 4355 (285m by 24m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL94SW
Civil Parish GREAT WALDINGFIELD, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Hollow way linking Upsher Green to NE with Rectory Road to SW. See (S1) for aerial view.
1969: Surveyed and cross section drawn as part of A level course on Roman Britain by Dr Nigel Herd and students from Sudbury High School. Followed up by exploration trench, circa 2-3ft deep, revealing slightly convex stone surface extending under side banks (forming road surface?). No further details (S3)(S4).
February 1996: Proposal to divert public byway to adjoining trackway in field to N (S2).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <M1> (No record type): AP: (S1).
  • <S1> Photograph: CUCAP. CUCAP aerial photograph. CUCAP, AP, BXY 82, 1975.
  • <S2> (No record type): SCC (Rights of Way Sub-Committee), Paper on `Possible diversion of proposed byway open to all traffi.
  • <M2> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (S2), copy (S4).
  • <S3> (No record type): Skinner Mr (Gt Waldingfield Parish Council), March 1996.
  • <S4> (No record type): Heard Dr N, letter to Mr D J Floyd, February 1996.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jan 11 2010 4:52PM

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