Monument record GLG 016 - White House Farm

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Long pond, c.


Grid reference Centred TM 3518 6202 (69m by 27m)
Map sheet TM36SE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Long pond, c.60m x 10m with an overflow sluice at the east end, flanked at a slight remove on the north side by a linear stand of hazel. Desilting of the pond in 1997 revealed a more or less central division consisting of 19th century brickwork on timber, with an opening (?for a sluice) in the middle. The eastern half of the pond had the remains of a vertical plank revetting along the north side and a square timber structure in the centre, with plank revetting on the south and north sides (S1).
Probably connected to some industrial activity - ?? steeping reeds for thatching or osiers before stripping or...

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, Martin E, sketch plan & section, 1997.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Aug 22 2017 3:51PM

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