Monument record WLB 130 - Walberswick Beach

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Summary

November 1999: Sub rectangular rafts of well-humidified peat found on high tide mark at Walberswick beach. Formerly recorded as WLB MISC

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 50 74 (51m by 50m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TM57SW
Civil Parish WALBERSWICK, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

November 1999: Sub rectangular rafts of well-humidified peat found on high tide mark at Walberswick beach. Max length 1.8m; max thickness 0.55m. Clearly eroded from close off-shore outcrops, comparable to deposits on Southwold town marshes R/C dated to 6755/6510 BP & 4575/4300 BP. Details in (S1).

Formerly recorded as WLB MISC

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. Various. Murphy P, UEA, Walberswick, Suffolk: Report on beach & adjacent area, November 1999.
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (3)

Record last edited

Jul 10 2020 11:50AM

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