Monument record WNG 029 - Two lengths of curving bank forming semi(?) circle, Wangford Warren

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Summary

Two separate (but originally linking?) lengths of curving bank forming semi(?) circle at least (SW half(?) possible relationship to the warren and parish boundary banks.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 771 836 (367m by 267m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL78SE
Civil Parish BRANDON, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish WANGFORD, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

January 1997: Two separate (but originally linking?) lengths of curving bank forming semi(?) circle at least (SW half(?) not examined). E portion (TL 771 834) consists of bank circa 50cms high crossing (warren?) banks WNG 025. N end destroyed by Forestry road 4. Reappears(?) to NW as slight bank (circa 30cms high) with large ditch on outside, at TL 769 836. May continue on other side of road (see sketch map in file)(S1). If originally true circle would be at least 430m in diameter.
Not shown on OS 1st edition or later maps. Relationship to warren and parish boundary banks WNG 025 needs checking on the ground.
Aug 2009: area on NE side of ride examined but this bank or ditch not traced here. SW side of ride now coniferous plantations so not examined.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, Pendleton C, January 1997, sketch map.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (Brandon)(S1).

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Apr 16 2018 2:15PM

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